Observation 308806: Inocybe calamistrata (Fr.) Gillet

When: 2018-02-05

Collection location: Royal Roads University, Colwood, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

48.4359° -123.4817° 35m

Who: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)

Specimen available

Original Herbarium Label: Inocybe calamistrata (Fr.) Gillet

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Looks like it is staining red

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In the 2008 Matheny PNW key
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2018-02-16 14:22:44 CST (-0600)

32a. Pileus reddish brown; flesh strongly rubescent; stipe base often not green; often robust
Inocybe (Inosperma) hirsuta var. maxima A. H. Smith

32b. Pileus brown (umbrinous) to yellowish brown; fles h weakly rubescent; stipe base green; usually medium to small – sized, occasionally robust
Inocybe (Inosperma) calamistrata (Fr.: Fr.) Gill.

I’m not seeing anything synonymizing them, maybe SF messed up?

Red staining in the latter species
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2018-02-14 15:00:06 CST (-0600)

Is the rumor I have heard. There is probably a Matheny paper which could clarify.

What is the difference between Inocybe calamistrata & I. hirsuta var. maxima?
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2018-02-14 03:41:07 CST (-0600)

According the Species Fungorum those two names are synonyms. I would not know which one to deprecate and which one to preffer! Only the MO Consensus can tell.
Post Scrptum. It’s not so simple as I stated above.
See (at our MO # 308806 I. calamistrata posting):
This Name (84)
Inocybe hirsuta var. maxima A.H. Sm. (27)
This Taxon, any name (111)
Other Taxa, this name proposed (10)
Other Taxa, this taxon proposed (10)

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