Observation 75298: Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl
When: 2011-09-03
No herbarium specimen

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Eye3
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: currently accepted name for our eastern North American Omphalotus.

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very pale forms, but still Omphalotus…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-09-03 17:51:27 CDT (-0400)

here’s the most recent paper on Omphalotus systematics:
http://www.mycologia.org/cgi/content/full/96/6/1253

O. illudens and olearius were in the past used interchangeably for eastern NA species, but the genetic work has clearly separated them out. Illudens is the North American form, olearius European.

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