Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.


Name Relationship
Pholiota (E.M. Fries) P. Kummer, 1871 Preferred
Pholiota erebia (Fr.) Gillet 1874 Synonym
Pholiota marginata (Batsch) Fr. 1872
Pholiota comosa (Fr.) Quél. 1872
Pholiota aeruginosa Peck
Pholiota gongylophora (F. H. Møller) Sacc. 1895
Pholiota caperata (Pers.) Fr.
Pholiota grandis Rea 1903
Pholiota mutabilis (Schaeff.) P. Kumm. 1871
Pholiota pumila (Pers.) Gillet 1874
Pholiota leochroma (Cooke) Sacc. 1887
Pholiota blattaria (Fr.) Quél. 1872
Pholiota spectabilis (Fr.) P. Kumm. 1871
Pholiota abruptibulba R. Heim 1968
Pholiota filia (Fr.) P. D. Orton 1977
Pholiota vernalis (Peck) A. H. Sm. & Hesler 1968
Pholiota aurea (Matt.) Pers. 1801
Pholiota groenlandica M. Lange 1957
Pholiota caperata sensu Kummer
Pholiota myosotis (Fr.) Singer 1951
Pholiota togularis sensu auct.
Pholiota togularis sensu Ricken (1915)
Pholiota togularis sensu Gillet (1874)
Pholiota juncina (Fr.) P. Kumm. 1871
Pholiota adiposa sensu auct.
Pholiota spectabilis sensu auct. brit.
Pholiota jahnii sensu Breitenbach & Kränzlin
Pholiota muelleri sensu P.D. Orton
Pholiota cerifera sensu auct. brit.
Pholiota teneroides J. E. Lange 1921
Pholiota praticola F. H. Møller 1945
Pholiota nematolomoides (J. Favre) M. M. Moser 1967
Pholiota muelleri (Fr.) P. Karst. 1879
Pholiota filaris (Fr.) Peck 1908
Pholiota ceriferoides P. D. Orton 1988
Pholiota agardhii (N. Lund) M. M. Moser 1953
Pholiota lignicola (Peck) Jacobsson 1989
Pholiota lilacifolia P. D. Orton 1976
Pholiota muricata (Fr.) P. Kumm. 1871
Pholiota curvipes (Fr.) Quél. 1872
Pholiota persicina P. D. Orton 1988
Pholiota radicosa (Bull.) P. Kumm. 1871
Pholiota aegerita (V. Brig.) Quél. 1872
Pholiota paludosa (Fr.) Pat. 1887
Pholiota inaurata (W. G. Sm.) M. M. Moser 1953
Pholiota pudica sensu Rea (1922)
Pholiota erinaceella (Peck) Peck
Pholiota praecox (Pers.) P. Kumm. 1871
Pholiota erinacea (Pers.) Rea 1922
Pholiota lenta sensu Wakefield & Dennis
Pholiota unicolor (Vahl) Gillet 1874
Pholiota heteroclita sensu Cooke
Pholiota oedipus (Cooke) P. D. Orton 1960
Pholiota ombrophila sensu auct. brit.
Pholiota inopus sensu Rea (1922), Orton
Pholiota cookei (Fr.) Sacc. 1887
Pholiota mycenoides sensu Rea (1922)
Pholiota abstrusa sensu NCL (1960), Singer
Pholiota gymnopodia (Bull.) A. F. M. Reijnders 1998
Pholiota cylindracea (DC.) Gillet 1874
Pholiota fusca Quél. 1876
Pholiota carbonaria (Batsch) Singer 1951
Pholiota destruens (Brond.) Gillet 1876
Pholiota dura (Bolton) Quél. 1871
Pholiota brunneola (Fr.) J. E. Lange 1938
Pholiota tuberosa (Henn.) anon. ined.
Pholiota peliolepis Speg. 1919
Pholiota gongylophora (F. H. Møller) Rick 1961
Pholiota paludosa (J. E. Lange) S. Lundell 1957
Pholiota vahlii Weinm.
Pholiota squarrosoadiposa sensu auct. eur.
Pholiota graveolens sensu P.D. Orton
Pholiota rugosa Peck 1897
Pholiota pumila sensu Rea (1922)
Pholiota adiposa sensu Holec (2001)
Pholiota arrhenii (Fr.) S. Imai 1938
Pholiota graminis (Quél.) Singer 1951
Pholiota togularis (Bull.) P. Kumm. 1871
Pholiota dissimulans (Berk. & Broome) Sacc. 1887
Pholiota junonia (Fr.) P. Karst. 1879
Pholiota erinaceus (Fr.) L. Corb. 1929
Pholiota xanthophaea P. D. Orton 1988
Pholiota capistrata (Cooke) Sacc. 1887
Pholiota oedipus sensu P.D. Orton, auct.
Pholiota confragosa (Fr.) P. Karst. 1879


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