Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Flavoparmelia caperata
SeasonJanuary - December
GrowthForest Soils Woods
Size1 to 12 cm
Spore DonorGills Bifurcate
CapBrown Gray Green Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Flavoparmelia caperata
|Scientific name||Flavoparmelia caperata|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1986|
Description of Flavoparmelia caperata
Occurrence and Growth
Flavoparmelia caperata is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on forest soils and on woods. Its main season begins in January and ends in December.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Flavoparmelia caperata is poorly edible.
Shape and Surface
Flavoparmelia caperata commonly measures from 1 to 12 cm. The fruit body is hard-consistency and tufted. The stem is fibrous. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as gills bifurcate.
The cap of Flavoparmelia caperata is frequently colored brown, gray, green, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often gray and green. The stem is often colored gray and green. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Flavoparmelia caperata (Gender: Feminine) was scientifically described by M.E. Hale and effectively published in 1986. The name Flavoparmelia caperata is of type combination. Flavoparmelia caperata has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Flavoparmelia caperata is Fungi, Dikarya, Ascomycota, Pezizomycotina, Lecanoromycetes, Lecanoromycetidae, Lecanorales, Parmeliaceae, Flavoparmelia. For further information, please see M.E. Hale (1986, p. 604).
Flavoparmelia caperata is also known for its latin synonyms Pseudoparmelia caperata, Platisma caperatum, Parmotrema caperata, Parmelia perlata var. flavicans, Parmelia caperata, Lobaria caperata, Lichen caperatus, Imbricaria caperata.
Hale, M.E. 1986. Flavoparmelia, a new genus in the lichen family Parmeliaceae (Ascomycotina). Mycotaxon. 25(2):603-605