Cordyceps annulata Kobayasi & Shimizu 1982

Taxonomy
Authority: 
Kobayasi & Shimizu 1982
Citation: 
Kobayasi, Y., Shimizu, D., 1982, Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo 8(3): 91. [as 'C. annullata’]
Classification: 
Cordyceps s. l., Incertae Sedis, Hypocreales, Hypocreomycetidae, Sordariomycetes, Pezizomycotina, Ascomycota, Fungi
Common Names: 
Nom. Jap. Himekuchiki-tampotake.
Type Locality: 
Maruyama Park, Kyoto city, Kyoto Pref., Japan.
Morphology
 
Perithecia: 

completely immersed, not crowded and sparsely distributed. ordinal in orientation.

 
Asci: 

250 x 5-7 um. ascus tip 4.5-6 x 5-6 um.

 
Ascospores: 

approximately 200 x 1.5 um. partspores 6-7 x 1.5

 
Ecology
Host or Substrate: 

on larva of Coleoptera

Known Distribution: 
Japan
Notes
Commentary: 

Note: Unpublished molecular data place Cordyceps annulata in the genus Ophiocordyceps of Ophiocordycipitaceae.  A manuscript is in preparation that will formally propose the new combination.

References

Kobayasi, Y. & Shimizu, D., 1982. Cordyceps species from Japan, 4. Bull Nat Sci Mus, Tokyo, Bot, 8(4), p.111-123.

Sung et al., 2007. Phylogenetic classification of Cordyceps and the clavicipitaceous fungi. Studies in Mycology, 57(1), p.5-59.

Page Author: 
Gi-Ho Sung