Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Cheimonophyllum candidissimum
SeasonSeptember - November
Size1 to 4 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent
Etymology and Classification of Cheimonophyllum candidissimum
|Scientific name||Cheimonophyllum candidissimum|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1955|
Description of Cheimonophyllum candidissimum
Occurrence and Growth
Cheimonophyllum candidissimum (English: Snowy oysterling) is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in September and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Cheimonophyllum candidissimum is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild. Its smell can be described as mushroom-like.
Shape and Surface
Cheimonophyllum candidissimum commonly measures from 1 to 4 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 Cheimonophyllum candidissimum is frequently colored white. The color of the flesh is often white. The gills of Cheimonophyllum candidissimum are regularly colored white. The stem is often colored white. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Cheimonophyllum candidissimum (Gender: Neuter) was scientifically described by R. Singer and effectively published in 1955. The name Cheimonophyllum candidissimum is of type combination. Cheimonophyllum candidissimum has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Cheimonophyllum candidissimum is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Cyphellaceae, Cheimonophyllum. For further information, please see R. Singer (1955, p. 417).
Cheimonophyllum candidissimum is also known for its latin synonyms Pleurotus oregonensis, Pleurotus candidissimus, Pleurotellus candidissimus, Nothopanus candidissimus, Geopetalum oregonense, Geopetalum candidissimum, Dendrosarcus candidissimus, Agaricus candidissimus.
Singer, R. 1955. Type studies on Basidiomycetes VIII. Sydowia. 9(1-6):367-431