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Bolivia Rain Fo…
Bolivia Rain Forest 2012
Selected images from the Amazon rainforest form the 2012 MushRoaming tour to Bolivia. Lots of mushrooms, some wildlife, plants etc. Enjoy!
Torrubiella, a Cordyceps relative digesting a spider
Ophiocordyceps australis fruiting out of an ant that is clearly past its zombie haydays
A Metacordyceps, its fruiting bodies are growing out of a coleopteran larva.
Isaria tenuipes, another Cordyceps-anamorph growing out of a Pupa of Noctunidae found in the hollow of a very decayed tree trunk.
Red Cordyceps, could be C. caloceroides when parasitizing on Theraphosidae / tarantula or Cordyceps pruinosa when parasitizing eggs of Acrididae / grasshoppers).
Akanthomyces pistillariiformis, another Cordyceps anamorph digesting a moth
Cordyceps acridophila growing on Agriacris plagiata (Orthoptera: Romaleidae)
Ophiocordyceps dipterigena and its anamorph Hymenostilbe dipterigena on a former fly. A more detailed description and more Cordyceps images can be found at my Cordyceps Bolivia pages: http://mushroaming.com/Rainforest_Cordyceps
Xyalaria sp S
A branching fruiting body of a Xylaria, an antler fungus relative.
Xylaria anamorph Chalalan S
In the upper center the complex of our nice Hotel Esmeralda in Coroico
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