Original Herbarium Label: Cortinarius callochrous (Pers.) Gray
Herbarium Specimen: UBC F23221

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Apology for my misusing MO!
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (
2020-11-21 15:36:04 CST (-0500)

MO is a social network; sorry for using it for cataloguing Oluna’s collections. We have most of our MO observations supported by herbarium specimens, and, in the naming, we have to follow the herbarium protocol. Unfortunately, people get into naming conflicts when combining those two systems, i.e., MO vs. herbaria rules. This is a pity since MO is superior to any herbarium database system in terms of its jpeg documentation handling. On the other hand, I hope that MO users appreciate our MO postings for the details crammed into our postings and Oluna’s drawings.

By: webmaster (MO Webmaster)
2020-11-21 14:19:30 CST (-0500)

or some unknown reason, this our MO observations popped-up again
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska ( 09:49:28 PST (-0800)

Does it make any sense to you?

It all starts with how you are (mis)using MO, as has been repeatedly explained, e.g.:

Cortinarius subgenus Phlegmacium (Fr.) Trog (439471) (Observation)
That is because
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)2020-11-21 01:44:37 PST (-0800)
When you suggested Cortinarius, instead of using the name “Cortinarius subgenus Phlegmacium”, you used “Cortinarius Phlegmacium”, where Phlegmacium was the author of Cortinarius. Since Phlegmacium didn’t create the genus Cortinarius, this was not a popular name proposal.

The names got merged so I was able to delete my name and vote for your correct proposal.

Phylloporus Quél. (235905) (Observation)
Thank you!
By: webmaster (MO Webmaster)2020-11-15 13:21:58 PST (-0800)

But using the collection number as an MO name is a misuse of the naming system. That’s why other users are proposing a taxon name for this Observation. You shouldn’t rely on collection-number style names.
If you want to track the collection number, you can — as you typically do — enter that number in the notes and then search the notes.

Phylloporus Quél. (235905) (Observation)
Misuse the system at your own risk
By: webmaster (MO Webmaster)2020-11-16 09:16:37 PST (-0800)
If you use MO in way that wasn’t intended by the code, you bear the risk of the results. For instance the site ID may be changed in a way you don’t like, or the Name itself may be changed, e.g., deprecated or corrected.

For some unknown reason, this our MO observations popped-up again
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (
2020-11-21 12:49:28 CST (-0500)

Proposed Names
User Community Vote Your Vote
Cortinarius callochrous (Pers.) Gray [Edit | Destroy] -13% (4)
Recognized by sight
Cortinarius montanus Kauffman Christian Schwarz -10% (5)
As If!
Recognized by sight
Cortinarius calochrous (Pers.) Gray [Edit | Destroy] -94% (3)
As If!
Recognized by sight
Cortinarius callochrous (Pers.) Gray [Edit | Destroy] -29% (3)
Recognized by sight
Cortinarius callochrous (Pers.) Gray irenea 79% (2)
I’d Call It That

Does it make any sense to you?

Re; Cortinarius calochrous sensu Ceska
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (
2012-10-24 10:36:41 CDT (-0400)

It looks like Irene Andersson finally understood that we are using the “Cortinarius calochortus” only as a label to link our herbarium specimens with the additional material we have on the collection (photographs, in this particular case). In this respect, Cortinarius calochrous sensu Ceska is the most fitting label. We cannot do anything more, the specimen is now with Dr. Joe Ammirati and we have to wait for his verdict, if he finds it interesting to look at. Adolf

It looks and it seems, or it might be
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (
2012-10-24 03:09:12 CDT (-0400)

For proper annotations it is a good practice to have the real specimens in hand. Adolf
P.S. All our Cortinarius collections collected since the fall of 2010 are now with Prof. J. Ammirati. You are welcome to guess, but we will wait for his identifications.

By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-11-11 16:36:38 CDT (-0400)

Looks like the wrong blue, and wrong cap color for C. calochrous. I’ve got some new photos of that from here, I’ll post at some point.

This cort
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-11-11 16:16:21 CDT (-0400)

looks like something around scaurus or glaucopus, not in the calochrous group.