Name: Leucopaxillus amarus sensu auct.
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Copyright © 2007 Douglas Smith (douglas)
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First person to use this name on MO: Douglas Smith
Editors: Nathan Wilson

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Rank: Species

Status: Deprecated

Name: Leucopaxillus amarus

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: sensu auct.

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Preferred Synonyms:Leucopaxillus gentianeus (Quél.) Kotl.

Misspellings: Leucopaxillus gentianus

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The name Leucopaxillus amarus has been misapplied to the bitter brown Leucopaxillus that is common in California. Technically Leucopaxillus amarus (Alb. & Schwein.) Kühner could still be valid name according to Index Fungorum, but L. gentianeus apparently is a better name to use in almost all cases.

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