Observation 208682: Hygrocybe flavescens (Kauffman) Singer
When: 2015-07-03
No herbarium specimen

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Thanks Walt.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-04-29 14:56:02 EDT (-0400)

I see now, the chlorophana appears to be a European name. I wonder why CduQ uses this name?

The Kauffman Singer species
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2016-04-29 10:08:24 EDT (-0400)

From Index Fungorum
Current Name:
Hygrocybe flavescens (Kauffman) Singer, Lloydia 22: 154 (1951)

Godfrinia flavescens (Kauffman) Herink, Sb. severočesk. Mus., Hist. Nat. 1: 66 (1958)
Hygrophorus flavescens (Kauffman) A.H. Sm. & Hesler, Lloydia 5: 60 (1942)
Hygrophorus puniceus var. flavescens Kauffman, Report Mich. Acad. Sci. 8: 34 (1906)

That being said I find the all yellow and yellow orange species in close proximity.

By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-04-29 08:18:07 EDT (-0400)

Both Index Fungorum and CduQ list the current species name as chlorophana.

It’s my understanding that these changes in nomenclature are sometimes entered into record prematurely. So when I notice new names on IF and CduQ I tend to propose at the “promising” level.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2016-04-29 00:11:41 EDT (-0400)

Hygrocybe flavescens (Kauffman) Singer is still considered a good species. What are your thoughts on this?

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