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Polycephalomyces ramosus (Peck) Mains (an entomogenous fungus)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Polycephalomyces ramosus (an entomogenous fungus)

FRDBI FRDBI (www.fieldmycology.net/gbchklst/gbchklst.asp) has the UK and Ireland records of Polycephalomyces ramosus (an entomogenous fungus)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007 (Colour photograph and photomicrograph) Two rare and interesting entomogenous fungi from south-east England

Polycephalomyces ramosus may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
ASCOMYCOTA
(spore shooters)
HYPOCREALES
(an order of ascomycetes and lichens)
Pyrenomycetes (via Sordariomycetes) Fungi s.l.

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Polycephalomyces ramosus is associated with:

Polycephalomyces anamorph, synnematum Insecta - true insects synnematum of Polycephalomyces anamorph is associated with Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007
Polycephalomyces anamorph, synnematum Melanotus (Zoo.) - a genus of click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) synnematum of Polycephalomyces anamorph is associated with larva UK/Ireland Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007
Polycephalomyces anamorph, synnematum Diptera - two-winged flies synnematum of Polycephalomyces anamorph is associated with in caves Major Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007 [in caves]
Polycephalomyces anamorph, synnematum Cordyceps - caterpillarclubs and truffleclubs (Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae) synnematum of Polycephalomyces anamorph parasitises mycelium Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007 [Cordyceps spp with Hirsutella anamorphs]
Polycephalomyces anamorph, synnematum Hirsutella dipterigena - an entomogenous ascomycete (Hypocreales: Ophiocordycipitaceae) synnematum of Polycephalomyces anamorph parasitises mycelium UK/Ireland Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007
Polycephalomyces anamorph, synnematum Hirsutella guignardii - an entomogenous ascomycete (Hypocreales: Ophiocordycipitaceae) synnematum of Polycephalomyces anamorph parasitises mycelium Major Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007

There may be more taxa associated with Polycephalomyces ramosus listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)

Associated with Polycephalomyces ramosus:

Polycephalomyces ramosus may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
Pyrenomycetes (via Sordariomycetes) Fungi s.l.

References

Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007 Two rare and interesting entomogenous fungi from south-east England
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