Name: Auricularia nigricans (Sw.) Birkebak, Looney & Sánchez-García
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First person to use this name on MO: Brian Looney
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Auricularia nigricans

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Sw.) Birkebak, Looney & Sánchez-García

Citation: Looney, B.P., J.M. Birkebak, and P.B. Matheny (2013) Systematics of the genus Auricularia with an emphasis on species from the southeastern United States. North American Fungi 8(6):1-25.

Deprecated Synonyms: Auricularia polytricha (Mont.) Sacc.


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Auriculariales

Family: Auriculariaceae

Genus: Auricularia

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Originally described by Olof Swartz from Jamaica, this is the preferable name for what was previously known as Auricularia polytricha auct. amer. See citation for more details on nomenclature

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