When: 2009-07-13

Collection location: Geneva, Switzerland [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Id’ed by others at the SMG meeting. Probably the most common species in the woods for this time and conditions, nice tight clusters at the base of trees, and on rooting stumps in mixed forests. I think mostly on hardwoods.

They look like they should be Rhodocollybia.

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The genus Collybia
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-16 09:34:48 CDT (-0400)

has been splitted up in Gymnopus and Rhodocollybia; Collybia itself is now the genus which has been called Microcollybia before. Yes, it seems I have misinterpreted your comment. Sorry!

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-07-16 08:13:16 CDT (-0400)

So are you saying that all Collybia have been moved to Gymnopus???
I don’t think they have, in fact, I don’t imagine that it is in accordance with the ICBN that entire genera are just renamed.

I agree that G. fusipes and C. fusipes are synonymous, if that was unclear from my last comment…
Is that perhaps what you are saying?

Sorry! A little confused by the comment.

Collybia and Gymnopus fusipes is actually the same,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-16 07:57:46 CDT (-0400)

valid is Gymnopus fusipes of course.

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-07-16 07:39:09 CDT (-0400)

Oh awesome!

I found these or something extremely similar about a month ago and have not been able to identify it since then!

Would you agree that these are the same thing?
observation 22028

Also, according to IF C. fusipes is actually in Gymnopus… Do you have any insight or objections to this synonymy preference?