Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium
SeasonJune - October
Size2 to 7 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent Gills Narrow
CapBrown Gray Orange Yellow
GillsOrange White Yellow
StemBrown Gray Orange Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium
|Scientific name||Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1951|
Description of Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium
Occurrence and Growth
Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium (English: Spatula oyster) is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in June and ends in October.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild and mealy.
Shape and Surface
Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium commonly measures from 2 to 7 cm. The cap is shaped umbrella-like. The stem is fibrous. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate, decurrent, and gills narrow.
The cap of Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium is frequently colored brown, gray, orange, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often yellow. The gills of Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium are regularly colored orange, white, and yellow. The stem is often colored brown, gray, orange, and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium (Gender: Feminine) was scientifically described by R. Singer and effectively published in 1951. The name Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium is of type combination. Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Pleurotaceae, Hohenbuehelia. For further information, please see R. Singer (1951, p. 255).
Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium is also known for its latin synonyms Pleurotus petaloides f. auriscalpium, Pleurotus petalodes f. auriscalpium, Pleurotus auriscalpium, Acanthocystis auriscalpium.
Singer, R. 1949. The Agaricales in modern taxonomy. Lilloa. 22:1-832