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Observation 237667: Puccinia podophylla (Site ID) (Allodus podophylli)

When: 2016-05-01

Collection location: State Game Lands No. 285, Beaver Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available

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So much fun remembering the common names and
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2016-05-02 08:01:17 -05 (-0500)

sometimes 2-3 acceptable Latin name for all the fungi=) Interestingly, Mycobank lists both but doesn’t indicate a “preferred” synonym. Think I’ll go back to Puccinia because that’s the name I originally learned and the one everyone around here uses. Thanks for responding to my question.

Judi
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2016-05-01 23:06:56 -05 (-0500)

Rust fungi are not my specialty. Index fungorum still has Puccinia as the preferred name. They are synonyms so either name is OK.

http://www.speciesfungorum.org/...

Walt, is it OK to use both
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2016-05-01 19:40:18 -05 (-0500)

the Allodus and Puccinia genera interchangeably? I have been using Allodus since someone (I don’t remember who) changed an ob. of mine a year or so ago. Is one synonym preferred over the other? THNX