Cordyceps ramosipulvinata Kobayasi & Shimizu 1983

Taxonomy
Authority: 
Kobayasi & Shimizu 1983
Citation: 
Kobayasi, Y.; Shimizu, D., 1983, Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo 9: 2
Classification: 
Cordyceps s. l., Incertae Sedis, Hypocreales, Hypocreomycetidae, Sordariomycetes, Pezizomycotina, Ascomycota, Fungi
Type Locality: 
Yamagata Pref., Japan
Morphology
Stroma: 

Stroma 100 mm long.  Stipe cyclindrical, leathery, 3.6-4.5 mm wide, apically branching, glabrous, pallid ocherous in color.  Fertile area cushion shaped to globose, with aggregated perithecia forming composite heads. 

 
Perithecia: 

Perithecia pseudoimmersed, pyriform, 750-925 x 275-300 um.

Asci: 

Asci 3.5-5 um wide, with apical cap diameter 3-5 um. 

Ascospores: 

Disarticulating into partspores.  Partspores 3 x 1 um, truncate.

Ecology
Host or Substrate: 

nymph of Cicada

Known Distribution: 
China, Japan, Korea, Thailand
Notes
Commentary: 

originally published as "Cordyceps ramosopulvinata".

References
Page Author: 
Alisha Owensby