Observation 2062: Hygrocybe pratensis var. pallida (Cooke) Arnolds
When: 2007-01-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: The gills on this were slightly decurrent, kind of thick, widely spaced and alternating lengths and the same color as the pileus and stipe. Found in mixed wood. I wasn’t entirely sure about this ID and being asked to add a new name has made me less sure!

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We have lots of shots of Camarophyllus prateneis under the old name…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-26 17:10:09 CDT (-0500)

…or did you mean something else, Nathan?

According to Index fungorum…
By: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)
2008-08-26 16:32:44 CDT (-0500)

…hygrocybe pratensis is the current name. Is there another source I should use to find current names? See http://www.indexfungorum.org/...

Looks correct to me, but perhaps it should be Hygrophorus pratensis…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-01-20 23:18:27 CST (-0600)

I had noticed before that we didn’t have any shots of C. pratensis. Interestingly the Index Fungorum says that Hygrophorus pratensis is currently the correct name. I had heard before from Dennis Desjardin that Camarophyllus was now considered a synonym for Hygrophorus. I’d be interested to hear other people’s opinions.

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