When: 2016-05-05

Collection location: Lake Tahoe, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Species Lists


Proposed Names

57% (3)
Recognized by sight
25% (2)
Recognized by sight: According to IF, the most current name is just Peziza proteana, with var. sparassoides and f. sparassoides being synonyms.
86% (1)
Used references: North American Cup-fungi, (Operculates). Supplemented edition: 337 (1942)

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Species Fungorum is wrong
By: James Mitchell (jkmitchell)
2020-07-18 08:55:25 MST (-0700)

It often synonymized forms and varieties with the parent erroneously. In this case, it is categorically wrong, as the “form” has been accepted as a separate species. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11557-020-01575-7, https://doi.org/10.25664/art-0305

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-05-26 18:01:42 MST (-0700)