Gliophorus laetus

Gliophorus laetus is a species of agaric fungus in the family Hygrophoraceae. Originally described as new to science by Christian Hendrik Persoon in 1800, it was transferred to the genus Gliophorus in 1958. It is considered edible, but of little interest.[2]

Gliophorus laetus
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G. laetus
Binomial name
Gliophorus laetus
(Pers.) Herink (1958)
Synonyms[1]
  • Agaricus laetus Pers. (1800)
  • Hygrophorus laetus (Pers.) Fr. (1838)
  • Hygrocybe laeta (Pers.) P.Kumm. (1871)
  • Hygrophorus houghtonii Berk. & Broome [as 'houghtoni'] (1873)
  • Hygrophorus laetus f. hougthonii (Berk. & Broome) Quél. (1880)
  • Hygrocybe laeta f. curtipes F.H.Møller (1945)
  • Hygrophorus laetus f. pallidus A.H.Sm. (1953)
  • Hygrocybe laeta f. pallida (A.H.Sm.) Bon (1976)
  • Gliophorus laetus f. pallidus (A.H.Sm.) Kovalenko (1988)
  • Gliophorus laetus f. laetus (Pers.) Herink (1958)
  • Hygrocybe laeta f. griseopallida Bon (1976)
  • Hygrocybe laeta f. pseudopsittacina Bon (1976)
  • Hygrocybe laeta var. flava Boertm. (1995)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "GSD Species Synonymy: Gliophorus laetus (Pers.) Herink (1958)". Species Fungorum. CAB International. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  2. ^ Phillips, Roger (2010) [2005]. Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books. p. 83. ISBN 978-1-55407-651-2.

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