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Cordyceps militaris (L.) Link (Scarlet Caterpillarclub)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Gibbons, B., 2008, Scarlet Caterpillar Fungus, British Wildlife, Vol 20, No. 1: 15 (Colour photograph) Scarlet Caterpillar Fungus
Greenhalgh, P., 2005 (Photograph) Fungi in Turn Slack Clough, Lancashire
Kibby, G., 2010, Cordyceps militaris excavated to show the moth pupa..., Field Mycology, Vol 11 (1): Rear cover (Colour photograph) Cordyceps militaris excavated to show the moth pupa...

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Cordyceps militaris (Scarlet Caterpillarclub)

Cordyceps militaris may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore shooters)
(an order of ascomycetes and lichens)
(caterpillarclubs and truffleclubs)
Pyrenomycetes (via Sordariomycetes) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 feeding and other relationships of Cordyceps militaris (Scarlet Caterpillarclub)

Further Information

Distribution Generally widespread but uncommon in north central England and East Anglia.
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