Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Hypocreales Family: Ophiocordycipitaceae
Species: Polycephalomyces tomentosus (Schrad.) Seifert
Synonyms: Berkelella stilbigera
Blistum ovalisporum
Blistum tomentosum
Byssostilbe stilbigera
Hypomyces stilbiger
Polycephalomyces ovalisporum
Stilbella ovalispora
Stilbella tomentosa
Stilbum tomentosum
Stilbum tomentosum var. ovalisporum
Tilachlidium tomentosum
Tilachlidium tomentosum var. ovalisporum
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Polycephalomyces tomentosus

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Trichia affinis (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Fruitbody (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
October (1)