Observation 122790: Lactarius rubidus (Hesler & A.H. Sm.) Methven

When: 2013-01-11

Collection location: Louden Nelson Community Center, Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

part of the Santa Cruz Fungus Fair.

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OK, but…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-01-15 17:00:24 CET (+0100)

since it is obviously NOT the eastern fragilis and we have a perfectly good working name that our western candy caps are known by AND L. rubidus will become official soon, I see no reason to change it. Let the change follow my lead, no need to drive ourselves nuts with those “names of the month.”

Not in BOLD, so it’s a synonym.
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2013-01-15 04:31:34 CET (+0100)

Lactarius rubidus is not a legit name yet, although it is in the works with a new publication to make it a real name for this species. The current name for the next few months is still Lactarius fragilis var. rubidus.

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