Category: Fungi & Lichens

A Fungus and a Paper Wasp (sitting in a tree), 20 September 2015

Ophiocordyceps endoparasitoid fungi (and) Mischocyttarus mexicanus cubicola, a neotropical paper wasp; Volusia county, Florida (20 Sep. 2015). Learn more about Ophiocordyceps and M. mexicanus cubicola at iNaturalist.org. A fairly awesome find in my backyard, here we have a endoparasitoid fungi (likely a species of Ophiocordyceps but possibly Cordyceps) hijacking…

Anolis carolinensis hiding within Shelf fungus, 09 June 2019

Shelf fungus of Order Polyporales (possibly Laetiporus cincinnatus, the White-pored chicken of the woods) and Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole (hiding within the shelf fungus); Flagler county, Florida (09 June 2019). Learn more about the White-pored chicken of the woods at iNaturalist.org. Learn…