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    #2001155 - 10/11/03 10:23 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

Well I've been researching and hunting for mushrooms for a while now, (About 8 months) and although I know the names of many species and genus', I can never figure out how to pronounce their Latin names. Is there any site that tells you how to say the Latin names the correct way? Thanks.

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Re: Tongue tied... [Re: Ase]
    #2001255 - 10/11/03 11:19 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

there are many fine sites online that offer [thier versions of] the correct, or most accepted pronounciations.

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    #2001945 - 10/12/03 07:09 AM (13 years, 6 months ago)

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    #2002576 - 10/12/03 03:59 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

Tom Volk's site also give some pronounciations.

Keep in mind that, even among the professionals, there is some variation in how they're pronounced. As long as you can communicate effectively, that's what counts.

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    #2028402 - 10/21/03 01:02 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

Check this link out! Shroomery members from around the world have pronounced some of our favorite species.



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