Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Cyphella laevis
SeasonJuly - October
GrowthForest Soils Woods
Size1 to 1 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent Gills Bifurcate
Etymology and Classification of Cyphella laevis
|Scientific name||Cyphella laevis|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1953|
|Authors||S. Lundell & J.A. Nannfeldt|
Description of Cyphella laevis
Occurrence and Growth
Cyphella laevis is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on forest soils and on woods. Its main season begins in July and ends in October.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Cyphella laevis is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild.
Shape and Surface
Cyphella laevis commonly measures from 1 to 1 cm. The cap is shaped funnel-like. The stem is fibrous. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate, decurrent, and gills bifurcate.
The cap of Cyphella laevis is frequently colored white and yellow. The color of the flesh is often white. The gills of Cyphella laevis are regularly colored white. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Cyphella laevis (Gender: Feminine) was scientifically described by S. Lundell & J.A. Nannfeldt and effectively published in 1953. The name Cyphella laevis is of type combination. Cyphella laevis has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Cyphella laevis is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Cyphellaceae, Cyphella. For further information, please see S. Lundell et al. (1953, p. no. 2058).
Cyphella laevis is also known for its latin synonyms Thelephora muscigena, Stereum boreale, Leptoglossum laeve, Lachnella muscigena, Cyphellostereum laeve.
Lundell, S.; Nannfeldt, J.A. 1953. Fungi Exsiccati Suecici. Fasc. 41-42:2001-2100