Tag: Ophiocordyceps

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…