Observation 202431: Scutellinia (Cooke) Lambotte
When: 2015-04-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: In ~1-year old chip pile comprising ground-up Populus tremuloides (Quaking Aspen)

Proposed Names

5% (3)
Used references: Michael Beug, Alan E. Bessette, Arleen R. Bessette, Ascomycete Fungi of North America: A Mushroom Reference Guide (Univ. of Texas Press 2014); Gibson, Matchmaker: Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest, Version 2.2 (Apr. 2014) (application, downloadable at http://www.svims.ca/council/matchmaker.htm)

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Thanks for the reference!
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2015-04-08 17:18:17 EDT (-0400)

I greatly appreciate when someone gives a reason for an MO determination or vote. The chain of comments at Observation 76607 make for very interesting reading, particularly Beñat Jeannerot’s comment that the epithet scutellata is – based on DNA – 99% likely to be wrong.
Perhaps the MO S. scutellata group is an effort to capture his “scutellata complex”. But that doesn’t work now because in the current MO implementation, a group is a subtaxa of a species.
— Joe

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