Forrex

FIS

NRCanCanadian forest service

Abbreviations and Conventions

(See also Glossary)

*

  • as used after species name, indicates that an illustration of the species is available on the List menu
  • as used after glossary item, indicates that the definition is illustrated
  • as used in the SOURCE section of the description files, indicates that the source contains an illustration of the species

" "

  • as used in the NAME ORIGIN section of the description files, indicates that the name origin is given in one of the SOURCES
  • as used with colors, indicates that the name of the color is from a color reference, generally Ridgway's 1912 publication, Color Standards and Color Nomenclature.
  • as used elsewhere, indicates a quote from one of the SOURCES

' '

  • as used in the NAME ORIGIN section of the description files, indicates that the name origin is worked out from Latin or Greek roots;
  • as used in the LATIN NAME(S) section, indicates that the Latin name may not be correct, but is used for want of a better name

UPPER CASE

used to indicate sections of the species description

BC

British Columbia

ID

Idaho

OR

Oregon

PNW

Pacific Northwest, including for the purposes of this program BC, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

PNW Keys

A set of field keys to the fungi of the Pacific Northwest. Click HERE for further information.

WA

Washington State

MMPNW

Matchmaker : Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest