Name: Leotia viscosa Fr.
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Leotia viscosa

Author: Fr.

Citation: Syst. mycol. (Lundae) 2(1): 30 (1822)

Synonym(s):Leotia lubrica (Scop.) Pers.

Deprecated Synonyms: Helvella lubrica Scop., Leotia gelatinosa, Leotia lubrica (Scop.) Pers

Misspellings: Leotina lubrica


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Leotiomycetes

Order: Helotiales

Family: Leotiaceae

Genus: Leotia

Brief Description:

Rubbery,yellow stalked, dark green capped gelatinous, fungus.

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By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2018-01-25 15:37:03 PST (-0800)

The 2004 paper, which seems to be the latest info, suggests L. lubrica and L. viscosa might be synonymous, but does not actually treat them as synonyms. IF has them synonymized, but IF is unreliable.

By: Sarah Prentice
2017-02-28 22:16:56 PST (-0800)

I’m wondering the same thing.

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