Name: Porphyrellus alboater
Author: (Schwein.) E.-J. Gilbert
Citation: Les Livres du Mycologue Tome I-IV, Tom. III: Les Bolets: 99 (1931)
Preferred Synonyms: Tylopilus alboater (Schwein.) Murrill
I have much bigger fish to fry. :-)
Do you want to test one?
What did the French really know about American tylos back in 1931? :-)
It’s interesting that alboater has not been extensively studied by molecular techniques — there are only two nrLSU sequences in GenBank, AF139708 (T.D Bruns’ voucher) and AY612832. Apparently they are not the same mushroom, as the similarity of the two traces is only 97.5% with 5 gaps.
I trust Dr. Bruns’ ID is correct. Plugging that sequence into BLAST gives 5 Tylopilus hits at the top of the list sorted by % identity. Even if alboater doesn’t fall into the core Tylopilus sensu stricto, based on the GenBank data it definitely clades much closer to that genus than Porphyrellus.
So, I think Murrill was probably right about alboater.
Check Indexfungorum or mycobank.:>
What’s the reference that officiates the transfer?
It’s also misspelled – shouldn’t it be alboater?
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