Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Hypocreales Family: Cordycipitaceae
Species: Cordyceps capitata (Holmsk.) Link
Synonyms: Sphaeria capitata
Torrubia capitata
Common Name: Drumstick Truffleclub

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Cordyceps capitataPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Elaphomyces granulatus (2)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Mossy (2)
Soil (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
October (2)
December (2)