Observation 133517: Agrocybe acericola (Peck) Singer
When: 2013-05-12
(35.6695° -84.2371° 259m)

Notes: On well decayed hardwood log

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By: Byrain
2013-05-13 08:09:28 CEST (+0200)

you may have misunderstood what I meant. Yes, its definitely a real name that has been described & used, what I don’t know if its a real species in the natural sense, maybe it should be synonymized with another name? Correct me if I’m wrong, but I understand that breeding studies are not a fool proof way of determining if two fungi are the same species or not?

By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-05-13 07:51:23 CEST (+0200)

Pholiota acericola (Peck) Saccardo, Syll. Fung. 5: 759. 1887.
Agaricus acericola Peck, Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 1: 50. 1873.
This is now Agrocybe acericola (Pk.) Singer.



By: Byrain
2013-05-13 07:34:58 CEST (+0200)

A. acericola even a real species? I haven’t had much luck finding much info on it besides Kuo’s page on it where he says:

“Agrocybe acericola, as it is currently defined, is probably not a valid species if we want to be scientifically accurate about what a natural “species” is."

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