Observation 92996: Morchella americana Clowez & C. Matherly
When: 2012-04-18
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Proposed Names

-2% (2)
Recognized by sight: IF this morel corresponds to what Kuo was calling esculentoides, californica is the validly published name.
61% (2)
Recognized by sight: esculenta clade.

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I didn’t do anything…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-06-26 11:01:36 CDT (-0400)

the French researchers did, and the DNA work is in publication.

remember, the Kuo names haven’t even been published yet!

be patient.

probably best to use a more general name for morels right now, until this all gets sorted out.

DNA match?
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-06-25 16:38:16 CDT (-0400)

I don’t see either species in Genbank. Which loci did you compare? How close was the match?

If you are convinced…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-06-25 15:51:22 CDT (-0400)

that it fits Kuo’s esculentoides, you need to vote for californica. M. californica is a DNA match for esculentoides, but is actually a valid, published name.

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