Observation 64356: Rhodocybe Maire

Original Herbarium Label: Rhodocybe hirneola (Fr.) P.D. Orton
The best name for these two collections would be Rhodocybe sp.
Herbarium Specimens: UBC F29642 & 29643 [as Rhococybe hirneola]

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By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2015-10-14 20:24:11 CDT (-0500)

I would write Rhodocybe without “sp.” if I am sorting the specimens by genus. If I have worked on the specimen and did not get any trustworthy result, I would add “sp.” That would indicate that I tried and I gave up! The genus name alone tells you that I have not tried to identify it. Can you see the difference?

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-10-14 19:57:39 CDT (-0500)

because adding “sp.” adds no new information.

Irene is right
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2015-10-14 19:22:11 CDT (-0500)

We would like to change the name to “Rhodocybe sp.”, but Mushroom Observer Rules Of Naming do not allow “sp.”in the MO Observation names. Why not? Adolf

Could be Rhodocybe
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-12-31 05:55:28 CST (-0600)

but hardly hirneola. It’s pale greyish all over, cap non-striate and almost white with a metallic sheen.

By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2011-12-31 00:05:46 CST (-0600)

Arrhenia obscurata does not have cheilocystidia. Cf. MO # 65167

The mushroom pictured here
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-12-30 15:24:12 CST (-0600)

looks more like an Arrhenia. Maybe A. obscurata?

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