CORDYCEPS IS A GENUS OF ASCOMYCETE FUNGI THAT INCLUDES ABOUT 400 SPECIES. MOST CORDYCEPS SPECIES ARE ENDOPARASITOIDS, PARASITIC MAINLY ON INSECTS AND OTHER ARTHROPODS; A FEW ARE PARASITIC ON OTHER FUNGI.
About Cordyceps Mushrooms
Cordyceps is a genus of ascomycete fungi that includes about 400 species. Most Cordyceps species are endoparasitoids, parasitic mainly on insects and other arthropods; a few are parasitic on other fungi.