Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Chaetocalathus craterellus
SeasonOctober - March
Size1 to 2 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent
Etymology and Classification of Chaetocalathus craterellus
|Scientific name||Chaetocalathus craterellus|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1943|
Description of Chaetocalathus craterellus
Occurrence and Growth
Chaetocalathus craterellus is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in October and ends in March.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Chaetocalathus craterellus is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild.
Shape and Surface
Chaetocalathus craterellus commonly measures from 1 to 2 cm. The cap is shaped umbrella-like. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate and decurrent.
The cap of Chaetocalathus craterellus is frequently colored white. The color of the flesh is often white. The gills of Chaetocalathus craterellus are regularly colored white. The stem is often colored white. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Chaetocalathus craterellus (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by R. Singer and effectively published in 1943. The name Chaetocalathus craterellus is of type combination. Chaetocalathus craterellus has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Chaetocalathus craterellus is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Marasmiaceae, Chaetocalathus. For further information, please see R. Singer (1943, p. 518).
Chaetocalathus craterellus is also known for its latin synonyms Pleurotus craterellus, Pleurotellus patelloides, Pleurotellus craterellus, Lentinus sericeosquamosus, Lachnella craterellus, Lachnella craterella, Dendrosarcus craterellus, Crinipellis craterellus, Crinipellis craterella.
Singer, R. 1942. A monographic study of the genera Crinipellis and Chaetocalathus. Lilloa. 8:441-534