Observation 157343: Cuphophyllus berkeleyi (P.D. Orton & Watling) Bon

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Maybe.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2014-01-07 10:59:38 CST (-0500)

But I still think it is a different species. It is stouter than all pratensis I have ever seen and reminds more of a Hygrophorus which was why I was puzzled at first. Furthermore the stipe seems somewhat pruinose/farinaceous in some collections. Did not check the micros though.

Synonym?
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-01-07 10:51:46 CST (-0500)

Cuphophyllus pratensis var. pallidus (Cooke) Bon, Docums Mycol. 19(no. 76): 73 (1989)

C. pratensis
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2014-01-07 10:39:38 CST (-0500)

is pale to vividly orangeish, this is white to creamy.
And very rare.
But the habitat is the same. I do not know if there is any DNA done on this by now.

Index Fungorum and Mycobank
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-01-07 10:35:25 CST (-0500)

Have this name as not current preferring
Cuphophyllus pratensis (Fr.) Bon, Docums Mycol. 14(no. 56): 10 (1985) 1984

and Hygrocybe pratensis (Fr.) Murrill, Mycologia 6(1): 2 (1914) respectively.

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