Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea
SeasonJanuary - December
Size1 to 5 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent Gills Bifurcate
GillsGray White Yellow
StemGray White Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea
|Scientific name||Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea|
|Status of name||Orthographic variant|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1986|
|Authors||R.G. Thorn & G.L. Barron|
- Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea
Description of Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea
Occurrence and Growth
Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in January and ends in December.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild and mealy.
Shape and Surface
Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea commonly measures from 1 to 5 cm. The cap is shaped hemispherical and umbrella-like. The fruit body is bleaching. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate, decurrent, and gills bifurcate.
The cap of Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea is frequently colored brown and gray. The color of the flesh is often gray and white. The gills of Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea are regularly colored gray, white, and yellow. The stem is often colored gray, white, and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea (Gender: Feminine) was scientifically described by R.G. Thorn & G.L. Barron and effectively published in 1986. The name Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea is of type combination. Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea has the status orthographic variant.
The scientific classification of Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Pleurotaceae, Hohenbuehelia, Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea. For further information, please see R.G. Thorn et al. (1986, p. 390).
Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea var. grisea is also known for its latin synonyms Resupinatus atrocoeruleus, Pleurotus atrocoeruleus, Hohenbuehelia atrocoerulea, Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea, Dendrosarcus atrocoeruleus.
Thorn, R.G.; Barron, G.L. 1986. Nematoctonus and the tribe Resupinateae in Ontario, Canada. Mycotaxon. 25(2):321-453