Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Crepidotus variabilis
SeasonMarch - November
Size1 to 4 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Gills Narrow
CapBrown White Yellow
GillsBrown Orange Pink White Yellow
Spore DustBrown Red
Etymology and Classification of Crepidotus variabilis
|Scientific name||Crepidotus variabilis|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1871|
Description of Crepidotus variabilis
Occurrence and Growth
Crepidotus variabilis (English: Variable oysterling) is a common mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in March and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Crepidotus variabilis is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild and mushroom-like. Its smell can be described as mushroom-like and sweet.
Shape and Surface
Crepidotus variabilis commonly measures from 1 to 4 cm. The cap is shaped umbrella-like. The spore donor can be described as adnate and gills narrow.
The cap of Crepidotus variabilis is frequently colored brown, white, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often white. The gills of Crepidotus variabilis are regularly colored brown, orange, pink, white, and yellow. The stem is often colored white. The spore dust is frequently colored brown and red.
Etymology and Classification
Crepidotus variabilis (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by P. Kummer and effectively published in 1871. The name Crepidotus variabilis is of type combination. Crepidotus variabilis has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Crepidotus variabilis is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Inocybaceae, Crepidotus. For further information, please see P. Kummer (1871, p. 74).
Crepidotus variabilis is also known for its latin synonyms Derminus sessilis, Crepidopus variabilis, Claudopus variabilis, Claudopus multiformis.
Kummer, P. 1871. Der Führer in die Pilzkunde. :1-146