Name: Tylopilus ballouii (Peck) Singer
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First person to use this name on MO: Ron Pastorino
Editors: Nathan Wilson, Alan Rockefeller, Joshua Birkebak


Rank: Species

Status: Deprecated (Misspelt)

Name: Tylopilus ballouii

Author: (Peck) Singer


Correct Spelling: Tylopilus balloui (Peck) Singer

Preferred Synonyms:Tylopilus balloui (Peck) Singer

Deprecated Synonyms: Rubinoboletus ballouii (Peck) Heinemann and Rammeloo, Gyroporus ballouii (Peck) E. Horak


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Boletales

Family: Boletaceae

Genus: Tylopilus

Brief Description: Descriptions: [Create]


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Good questions, Johannes
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-04-30 14:04:09 CDT (-0500)

Without access to the whole article in Mycotaxon, I wonder too, if the alternative spelling has been properly published, or if it needs to be approved by some committee first (if it even will be)..

The genus Tylopilus isn’t monophyletic. This Rubinoboletus group might (just might) be close to some of them, but not to others..
The results from phylogenetic studies are not unambiguous.
Have a look at this paper:

so why is the prefered name the same, except with out an author?
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2011-04-29 16:11:57 CDT (-0500)
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-01-22 03:44:09 CST (-0600)

“The orthographic correction of the epithet ballouii to balloui is hereby made in accordance with the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.”

By: Joshua Birkebak (Shua)
2008-08-09 02:54:02 CDT (-0500)

This bolete appears to be morphologically and phyllogenetically different from other tylopili…

Created: 2007-04-28 16:33:30 CDT (-0500) by Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
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