Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Arrhenia acerosa
SeasonJuly - November
Size1 to 4 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Gills Bifurcate
Etymology and Classification of Arrhenia acerosa
|Scientific name||Arrhenia acerosa|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1980|
Description of Arrhenia acerosa
Occurrence and Growth
Arrhenia acerosa (English: Moss oysterling) is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on meadows and on woods. Its main season begins in July and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Arrhenia acerosa is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild.
Shape and Surface
Arrhenia acerosa commonly measures from 1 to 4 cm. The cap is shaped funnel-like and sulcate. The stem is rooted and brittle. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate and gills bifurcate.
The cap of Arrhenia acerosa is frequently colored brown and gray. The color of the flesh is often brown and gray. The gills of Arrhenia acerosa are regularly colored brown and gray. The stem is often colored brown and gray. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Arrhenia acerosa (Gender: Feminine) was scientifically described by Kühner and effectively published in 1980. The name Arrhenia acerosa is of type combination. Arrhenia acerosa has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Arrhenia acerosa is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Hygrophoraceae, Arrhenieae, Arrhenia. For further information, please see Kühner (1980, p. 893, 992).
Arrhenia acerosa is also known for its latin synonyms Phaeotellus acerosus, Leptoglossum acerosum.
Kühner 1980, Bull. Soc. Linn. Lyon (no spéc.) 49: 893, 992