Observation 160128: Bolbitius reticulatus group
When: 2014-02-19
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

63% (3)
Recognized by sight
64% (3)
Recognized by sight: One of those grey/brown capped B. reticulatus-like taxons which is either unknown or undescribed and where it is doubtful that it is the actual European species.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Byrain
2014-02-21 18:06:40 CST (-0500)

I wouldn’t think using a single misapplied name is helpful either when we seem to be dealing with 2 or more species.

I know
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-02-21 14:52:21 CST (-0500)

But I don’t think it is helpful to drop everything back down to sp. just because the European thing might be different. It should be changed to the new name when and if a new name becomes available, until then we are better off using this name as sensu auct. Ca.

Kind of silly
By: Byrain
2014-02-21 14:30:21 CST (-0500)

to vote “As if” on Bolbitius in that case…

Definitely Bolbitius reticulatus
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-02-21 14:17:01 CST (-0500)

In the sense of California authors. Whether or not it is the same as Bolbitius reticulatus sensu stricto is doubtful.


The genus Bolbitius
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2014-02-21 12:58:37 CST (-0500)

certainly needs more investigation, on both sides of the Atlantic..

I do not recognize this as reticulatus or aleuriatus. There are a lot more species out there…

By: Byrain
2014-02-21 12:09:27 CST (-0500)

Both are European names, I think B. reticulatus is preferred in Europe. It would be cool if you could save these, they would be worth working on.

reticulatus vs. aleuriatus…
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2014-02-21 11:50:12 CST (-0500)

Which one is the proper one to use?

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