Observation 33559: Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl

When: 1980-08-06

Collection location: Laurel Hill State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:13 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Laurel Hill State Park, Pa.’ to ‘Laurel Hill State Park, Pennsylvania, USA



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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2017-06-06 14:07:23 BST (+0100)

I have never submitted to Wikipedia. Photos are chosen by the article author and then published with credit.

By: Guy (Some Guy)
2017-06-06 03:04:30 BST (+0100)

This is the photo they use for wikipedia. Although a great pic, any thoughts on submitting something a little more “textbook” looking?

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-02-14 22:55:42 GMT (+0000)

The site can be modified to accept both names?

two different
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-02-14 21:21:36 GMT (+0000)

This paper seems to support that idea:

two different concepts of Omphalotus olearius
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-02-14 20:57:37 GMT (+0000)


One is By Singer and is a good name. I think this might be the one found on Olive in Europe. The other is deprecated and as I read it Omphalotus illudens is the proper name for the common one in Eastern North America.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-02-14 20:52:46 GMT (+0000)

because Omphalotus olearius is the older name?

why is this depeciated ?
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-02-14 19:48:13 GMT (+0000)
Omphalotus illudens
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-02-14 18:41:53 GMT (+0000)

is the name I am using.

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