Two rare ophiocordycipitaceous fungi newly recorded in Taiwan

  title={Two rare ophiocordycipitaceous fungi newly recorded in Taiwan},
  author={Yi-Hong Ke and Y. Ju},
  journal={Botanical Studies},
BackgroundOphiocordycipitaceae is a highly diverse fungal family parasitizing a wide range of arthropods and hypogeous fungi. We collected two ophiocordycipitaceous species previously unknown in Taiwan: one emerged from hypogeous fruiting bodies of an Elaphomyces fungus and the other was associated with dragonflies.ResultsBased on gross morphology, microscopic features, ITS sequences, and hosts, the two ophiocordycipitaceous fungi were identified as Tolypocladium japonicum and Ophiocordyceps… Expand
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