Observation 197697: Geastrum schmidelii Vittad.
When: 2014-10-26
(34.4357° -105.8066° 1911m)

Notes: in leaf litter under Juniperus monosperma

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-03-10 14:05:58 CST (-0600)

i come across erroneous deprecations and synonymizations frequently. a consequence of anyone being able to change names at will.

By: Bob Chapman (Disciseda)
2015-02-01 15:09:19 CST (-0600)

MO is saying that G. schmidelii has been depreciated in favor of G. nanum. By what authority? Sunhede (1989) in “Geastraceae” says the opposite. Index Fungorum shows schmidelii as valid.

This from MycoBank: Geastrum schmidelii Vittad., Monogr. Lycoperd.: 13 (1842, as Geaster). Geastrum nanum Pers., J. Bot. (Morot) 2: 27 (1809, nom. illegit.).

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