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Fungi: Ascomycota: Sordariomycetes: Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae: Cordyceps militaris (L.) Fr., 1818

Cordyceps militaris – Scarlet caterpillarclub

Synonyms: Clavaria granulosa, Clavaria militaris, Corynesphaera militaris, Hypoxylon militare, Sphaeria militaris, Torrubia militaris, Xylaria militaris.

Common name: scarlet caterpillarclub.

Russian name: Korditseps voennyy.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Cordyceps militaris is a species of fungus in the family Clavicipitaceae, and the type species of the genus Cordyceps. It was originally described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753 as 'is"/>

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Orange club parasitic fungus <B>Cordyceps militaris</B> on roadside in area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-08-09.htm">August 9, 2017</A>
LinkOrange club parasitic fungus Cordyceps militaris on roadside in area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 9, 2017
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Токсовское городское поселение
Orange club parasitic fungus <B>Cordyceps militaris</B> in area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-08-09.htm">August 9, 2017</A>
LinkOrange club parasitic fungus Cordyceps militaris in area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 9, 2017
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Токсовское городское поселение
Orange club fungus <B>Cordyceps militaris</B> in area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-08-09.htm">August 9, 2017</A>
LinkOrange club fungus Cordyceps militaris in area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 9, 2017
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Токсовское городское поселение
Orange club parasitic fungus <B>Cordyceps militaris</B> lit by flash in area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-08-09.htm">August 9, 2017</A>
LinkOrange club parasitic fungus Cordyceps militaris lit by flash in area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 9, 2017
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Токсовское городское поселение
Orange club fungus <B>Cordyceps militaris</B> on a pupae of a beetle(?) collected from area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-08-09.htm">August 9, 2017</A>
LinkOrange club fungus Cordyceps militaris on a pupae of a beetle(?) collected from area of Kavgolovskoe Lake near Oselki - Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 9, 2017
Orange club parasitic fungus <B>Cordyceps militaris</B> near Lisiy Nos. West from Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-08-26.htm">August 26, 2018</A>
LinkOrange club parasitic fungus Cordyceps militaris near Lisiy Nos. West from Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 26, 2018
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, посёлок Лисий Нос
Orange club fungus <B>Cordyceps militaris</B> on a pupae near Lisiy Nos. West from Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-08-26.htm">August 26, 2018</A>
LinkOrange club fungus Cordyceps militaris on a pupae near Lisiy Nos. West from Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 26, 2018
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, посёлок Лисий Нос
Close up of orange club fungus <B>Cordyceps militaris</B> on a pupae near Lisiy Nos. West from Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-08-26.htm">August 26, 2018</A>
LinkClose up of orange club fungus Cordyceps militaris on a pupae near Lisiy Nos. West from Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 26, 2018
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, посёлок Лисий Нос
Orange club parasitic fungus <B>Cordyceps militaris</B> on a log near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-01.htm">September 1, 2018</A>
LinkOrange club parasitic fungus Cordyceps militaris on a log near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 1, 2018
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, посёлок Лисий Нос

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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