Observation 56050: Leucopaxillus gentianeus (Quél.) Kotl.
When: 2010-10-17
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Displayed at the 2010 Oregon Mycological Show. Note OMS Herbarium number on ID tag.

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Recognized by sight: I understand that this is the correct name for this taxon in the Western US.
Used references: http://mykoweb.com/CAF/species/Leucopaxillus_gentianeus.html states that Leucopaxillus amarus is a misapplied name. I have attempted to track down the original descriptions of these taxa and the most important article is Kotlaba, F. (1966). Distribution of Leucopaxillus gentianeus (Quél.) comb. nov. in Czechoslovakia and notes on its nomenclature. Czech Mycol. 20(4): 229-236. which costs money to download online and appears to be in Czechoslovakian.

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