Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Arrhenia lobata
SeasonMarch - October
GrowthForest Soils Meadows
Size1 to 2 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent Gills Bifurcate
CapBrown Gray Red White Yellow
FleshBrown White Yellow
GillsBrown Gray Red White Yellow
StemBrown White Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Arrhenia lobata
|Scientific name||Arrhenia lobata|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1984|
Description of Arrhenia lobata
Occurrence and Growth
Arrhenia lobata is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on forest soils and on meadows. Its main season begins in March and ends in October.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Arrhenia lobata is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes bitter.
Shape and Surface
Arrhenia lobata commonly measures from 1 to 2 cm. The cap is shaped funnel-like. The fruit body is bleaching. The spore donor can be described as adnate, decurrent, and gills bifurcate.
The cap of Arrhenia lobata is frequently colored brown, gray, red, white, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often brown, white, and yellow. The gills of Arrhenia lobata are regularly colored brown, gray, red, white, and yellow. The stem is often colored brown, white, and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Arrhenia lobata (Gender: Feminine) was scientifically described by S.A. Redhead and effectively published in 1984. The name Arrhenia lobata is of type combination. Arrhenia lobata has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Arrhenia lobata is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Hygrophoraceae, Arrhenieae, Arrhenia. For further information, please see S.A. Redhead (1984, p. 871).
Arrhenia lobata is also known for its latin synonyms Merulius muscigenus var. lobatus, Merulius membranaceus, Merulius lobatus, Leptotus lobatus, Leptoglossum lobatus, Leptoglossum lobatum, Dictyolus lobatus, Corniola lobata, Cantharellus lobatus.
Redhead, S.A. 1984. Arrhenia and Rimbachia, expanded generic concepts, and a reevaluation of Leptoglossum with emphasis on muscicolous North American taxa. Canadian Journal of Botany. 62(5):865-892