When: 2015-10-20

Collection location: Ceasetown, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Mixed woods. White Pine, Hemlock, Maple.


Proposed Names

33% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: If this is actually a different species than P. delineata.
-15% (2)
Recognized by sight

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The paper is apparently new
By: Byrain
2015-12-14 09:46:02 PST (-0800)

From may 2015, I would not be surprised if any sites not dedicated to Psathyrellaceae have not been fully updated yet.

You can find the paper here (Try accessing the link through sci-hub.io):
Molecular phylogenetics and taxonomy in Psathyrellaceae (Agaricales) with focus on psathyrelloid species: introduction of three new genera and 18 new species

It also has some other major changes, raising Homophron to genus rank and creating the genus Kauffmanii.

According to Index Fungorum…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-12-14 09:41:29 PST (-0800)

two synonyms for Psathyrella delineata are Hypholoma delineatum and Drosophila delineata. IF does not list any species name from genus Typhrasa as a synonym. But IF does recognize the genus name Typhrasa. A total of two species names are listed, one of which is T. gossypina. Psathyrella gossypina and P. xanthocystis are listed as synonyms for this… but no other species names from genus Psathyrella. (Synonyms from several other genera, though…yikes!)

According to…
By: Byrain
2015-12-14 09:06:45 PST (-0800)


Psathyrella delineata is now known as Typhrasa gossypina….

I’ve been doing
By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2015-12-09 11:21:32 PST (-0800)

that for quite some time. The reason I initially deleted the complete proposal was that I had seen other postings by some people with no name or confidence level, and I assumed that they had deleted theirs.

Phil, not sure if you’re aware of this option.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-12-08 17:58:48 PST (-0800)

You may also just change confidence level on any of your proposals, or on any proposal posted by anyone else. Use “Update Votes”.

Thank you Jacob
By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2015-12-08 11:33:19 PST (-0800)
Cortinarius was my original proposal and I deleted it after the consensus deemed it an improper choice. Your comments and information are greatly appreciated. Originally I chose I’d call it that, but for these comments I reduced it to promising.
On deleting name proposals
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2015-12-07 23:32:43 PST (-0800)

check out comments on obs 172848.

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