Observation 33559: Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl

When: 1980-08-06

Collection location: Laurel Hill State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:13 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Laurel Hill State Park, Pa.’ to ‘Laurel Hill State Park, Pennsylvania, USA

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2017-06-06 06:07:23 PDT (-0700)

I have never submitted to Wikipedia. Photos are chosen by the article author and then published with credit.

By: Guy (Some Guy)
2017-06-05 19:04:30 PDT (-0700)

This is the photo they use for wikipedia. Although a great pic, any thoughts on submitting something a little more “textbook” looking?

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-02-14 14:55:42 PST (-0800)

The site can be modified to accept both names?

two different
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-02-14 13:21:36 PST (-0800)

This paper seems to support that idea:

two different concepts of Omphalotus olearius
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-02-14 12:57:37 PST (-0800)


One is By Singer and is a good name. I think this might be the one found on Olive in Europe. The other is deprecated and as I read it Omphalotus illudens is the proper name for the common one in Eastern North America.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-02-14 12:52:46 PST (-0800)

because Omphalotus olearius is the older name?

why is this depeciated ?
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-02-14 11:48:13 PST (-0800)
Omphalotus illudens
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-02-14 10:41:53 PST (-0800)

is the name I am using.

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