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Small fungus seen in the middle of winter in my mulch pile


My yard

No species ID suggestions


Maria dB
Maria dB 3 years ago

Thank you for the suggestion; I will look for that on the Internet.

RandyL. 3 years ago

Looks like an Elaphocordyceps species. These are parasitic of other fungi, so if you dug it up you would find it growing from an underground puffball.

North Carolina, USA

Lat: 35.91, Long: -79.06

Spotted on Jan 6, 2015
Submitted on Jun 30, 2015

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