Understanding Scientific Names (Mushrooms)
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Patrick Leacock, mycologist and IMA President, begins our 2016 program series. This illustrated presentation explains the usage of scientific names in relation to the rules of nomenclature. The names of mushrooms have been changing for more than 250 years. Scientific names and classification reflect our best understanding of species and how they are related.