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
Agaricomycetes Preferred
Rhipidonema Mattirolo, 1881 Synonym
Granulocystis K. Hjortstam, 1986
Bresadolina W. Brinkmann, 1909
Wainiocora Tomaselli, 1950
Gyrolophium G. Kunze ex Krombholz, 1831
Resinicum E. Parmasto 1968
Dictyonematomyces Ciferri et Tomaselli, 1954
Tricellulortus T. Matsushima, 1995
Rhipidonematomyces Ciferri et Tomaselli, 1954
Jacobia Contu 1998
Dichonema Blume et T. F. L. Nees, 1826
Laudatea Johow, 1884
Stereophyllum P. A. Karsten, 1889
Craterella Persoon, 1794
Corella Vainio, 1890
Paulia C. G. Lloyd, 1916
Cora E. M. Fries, 1825
Leifia J. Ginns, 1998
Coraemyces Ciferri et Tomaselli, 1954
Rhizonema G. H. K. Thwaites, 1849
Drupasia Rafinesque, 1809
Tuberculinia Velenovský, 1922

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Name Relationship
Agaricomycetes Preferred
Gasteromycetes Other, see comments


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