Observation 21946: Mycena tenerrima (Berk.) Quél.
When: 2008-11-07
Herbarium specimen reported


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:54 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Krautäcker,Mattersburg,Bezirk Mattersburg,Burgenland,Austria’ to ‘Krautäcker, Mattersburg, Bezirk Mattersburg, Burgenland, Austria’

Proposed Names

-14% (3)
Recognized by sight
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Based on microscopic features
76% (2)
Recognized by sight: Mycena adscendens is an invalid name due to article 53.1. M. tenerrima is the oldest validly published name.

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Agaricus tenerrimus
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2015-12-22 12:35:35 PST (-0800)

Agaricus adscendens Lasch is listed as “Nom. illegit., Art. 53.1” at Index Fungorum, while Agaricus tenerrimus Berk. is listed as valid. This strongly points in the direction of Mycena tenerrimus being the correct name. Mike Wood has made the change on Mykoweb.

" I didn’t just blindly change the name,"
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2015-12-22 09:09:42 PST (-0800)

except in this particular case. Mycena adscendens (Lasch) M. Geest. and
Mycena tenerrima (Berk.) Quél. are considered synonyms and it is up to the Code experts to decide which of those two names should be used and which one will become a deprecated synonym.

That’s not strange
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2015-12-22 03:45:32 PST (-0800)

I am the identifier because I identified it from photos. If someone else identified it from the photos, they would be the identifier. I didn’t just blindly change the name, I carefully looked at all of the photos and decided that the features I was able to see matched the name I applied.

Strange MO behaviour
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2015-12-22 00:12:50 PST (-0800)

When Alan Rockefeller changed the name of this MO observation, he is given as an IDENTIFiER in the Tracking Alert. The term “identifier” implies that Alan SAW Gerhard’s collection.:
Tracking Alert
An observation on the Mushroom Observer website has been given the name Mycena tenerrima (Berk.) Quél., which you are currently tracking. You can contact either the observer or the identifier by going to the appropriate link below and clicking the email link near the top of the page.
Observer: Gerhard Koller
Identifier: Alan Rockefeller
Herbarium specimen reported
Image count: 2
“Name changer” would be much better term than the “identifier”!

I agree with you (of course;))
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-06-11 03:37:10 PDT (-0700)

but in this particular case I was looking for meddlars and found them beneath fallen fruits on the ground under a meddlar tree …

Those are great!
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-06-11 01:08:24 PDT (-0700)

It takes a true mushroom hunter to find such minuscule beauty :)

Created: 2009-06-10 15:57:03 PDT (-0700)
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