Name: Russula pseudo-olivascens
Citation: Z. Mykol. 68(2): 174 (2002)
Synonym(s):Russula clavipes Velen.
You know better than I do what YOU are doing and why. Adolf
You have a wrong perspective here and on MO in general — that’s your problem, and other users in vain have tried to point this out to you.
I can read and understand scientific papers just fine, thank you very much. I think I made an earnest effort to unravel a nomenclatural puzzle by working with pertinent literature available to me. Regardless of whether the underlying taxonomy is flawed or not (something that you cannot prove either no matter how much microscopy you do), I came up with a reasonable analysis of what has been written and published on this rather complicated and confusing subject. And what have you done here beside dousing me with your dismissive attitude?
How much microscopy have you done yourself in order to understand their works? Adolf
…if you tell me this, Adolf, because I am a nobody in the mycological world. It doesn’t take any courage either to belittle my “exercise in futility” I accidentally and voluntarily got involved in for the same reason. But I doubt that the below-named authors would take your opinion very kindly. After all papers have been written, reviewed and published (based on a thorough microscopic examination of the material) by some serious folks with impressive credentials, and careers made and furthered as a result. Are you telling these gentlemen that their research and publications are intellectual trash?
It is in fact a taxonomical nightmare and you don’t achieve anything by trying to sort out the names. Adolf
…at interpreting the nomenclatural nightmare of R. clavipes, R. elaeodes and R. pseudo-olivascens at http://mushroomobserver.org/name/show_name/16538?q=2kvPh
We have one mushroom with two synonyms and no accepted name. MO "naming” is a mix-up of taxonomy and nomenclature and you should change the names (nomenclature) only after you have studied the species involved (taxonomy). Adamcik’s paper is fine, but it deals only with the Europaean material. At this moment Anna Bazzicalupo (UBC) is working on Russula. She will have to address the nomenclature as well, once she solves the taxonomy of that group. I hope she will understand the MO naming process. Adolf
I had approved this accidentally, while trying to unsynonymize everything else.