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. Import

Name Relationship
Agaricus altipes (Moell.) Pilát Preferred
Agaricus aestivalis (F.H. Møller) Pilát Synonym
Agaricus aestivalis var. flavotactus (F.H. Møller) Pilát
Agaricus albosericeus Rauschert
Psalliota aestivalis F.H. Møller
Psalliota aestivalis var. flavotacta F.H. Møller
Psalliota altipes F.H. Møller

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Agaricus altipes (F. H. Møller) F. H. Møller 1951 Preferred
Psalliota aestivalis F. H. Møller 1950
Agaricus altipes var. altipes (F.H. Møller) F.H. Møller 1951
Agaricus albosericeus var. flavotactus (F.H. Møller) Courtec. 2008
Psalliota altipes F. H. Møller 1950
Agaricus aestivalis (F. H. Møller) Pilát 1951
Agaricus aestivalis var. flavotactus (F.H. Møller) Pilát 1951
Agaricus albosericeus Rauschert 1992
Psalliota aestivalis var. flavotacta F. H. Møller 1950


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