Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Deconica horizontalis
SeasonJuly - November
Size1 to 2 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Gills Bifurcate Gills Serrate
CapBrown Orange Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Deconica horizontalis
|Scientific name||Deconica horizontalis|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||2009|
Description of Deconica horizontalis
Occurrence and Growth
Deconica horizontalis (English: Wood oysterling) is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in July and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Deconica horizontalis is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild. Its smell can be described as radish-like.
Shape and Surface
Deconica horizontalis commonly measures from 1 to 2 cm. The cap is shaped hemispherical and umbrella-like. The fruit body is bleaching. The stem is rooted and fibrous. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate, gills bifurcate, and gills serrate.
The cap of Deconica horizontalis is frequently colored brown, orange, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often brown. The gills of Deconica horizontalis are regularly colored brown and orange. The stem is often colored brown and white. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Deconica horizontalis (Gender: Feminine) was scientifically described by M.E. Noordeloos and effectively published in 2009. The name Deconica horizontalis is of type combination. Deconica horizontalis has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Deconica horizontalis is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Strophariaceae, Deconica. For further information, please see M.E. Noordeloos (2009, p. 209).
Deconica horizontalis is also known for its latin synonyms Psilocybe horizontalis, Phaeomarasmius horizontalis, Naucoria horizontalis, Melanotus textilis, Melanotus proteus, Melanotus horizontalis, Melanotus hepatochrous, Hylophila horizontalis, Derminus horizontalis, Derminus hepatochrous, Agaricus horizontalis.
Noordeloos, M.E. 2009. The genus Deconica (W.G. Sm.) P. Karst. in Europe - new combinations. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Pilzkunde. 18:197-199