Observation 146188: Agaricus L.
When: 2013-09-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On a lawn.

Proposed Names

20% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Per discussion on A. campestris, which is not found in N.A. Rick Kerrigan is supposed to be working on this, to be published in 2-25 years, more or less.

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It’s not so much the species splitting,
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-09-23 18:26:00 EDT (-0400)

as it is the re-naming of many North American species, or the creation of new genera. If not for MO, I’d basically have no chance at keeping up with the evolving nomenclature.

I was.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-09-23 12:26:03 EDT (-0400)

Where does this scientific splitting end?

Thanks Daniel.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-09-23 07:07:29 EDT (-0400)

I am not surprised.

Recent discussion over Agaricus campestris
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-09-23 00:22:04 EDT (-0400)

in MO #146018, 145431, 144591, 144215, and 143735 points out Agaricus campestris not found in North America. Rick Kerrigan is working on a new name for this species in America.

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