Original Herbarium Label: Bondarzewia mesenterica (Schaeff.) Kreisel
Syn.: Bondarzewia montana (Quél.) Singer
Spores 6-7.5 µm, broadly tuberculate to costate; tubercles amyloid.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: New name for the Western North American “Bondarzewia mesenterica”, which is not the same as the European species.
Used references: Chen, J., Cui, B., He, S., Cooper, J. A., Barrett, M. D., Chen, J., … & Dai, Y. (2016). Molecular phylogeny and global diversity of the remarkable genus Bondarzewia (Basidiomycota, Russulales). Mycologia, 108(4), 697-708.

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Healsplitter, PLEASE,
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (
2017-02-16 15:20:27 PST (-0800)

Can you stay away from renaming our MO observations? If you have a suggestion of a better name, make it known as a comment and stop messing out our database. Adolf