Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Hypsizygus ulmarius
SeasonAugust - November
Size3 to 19 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Gills Narrow
CapBrown Gray Orange White Yellow
GillsOrange White Yellow
StemOrange White Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Hypsizygus ulmarius
|Scientific name||Hypsizygus ulmarius|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1984|
Description of Hypsizygus ulmarius
Occurrence and Growth
Hypsizygus ulmarius (English: Elm leech) is a common mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in August and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Hypsizygus ulmarius is edible. The mushroom tastes mild and mealy. Its smell can be described as fishy and sweet.
Shape and Surface
Hypsizygus ulmarius commonly measures from 3 to 19 cm. The cap is shaped funnel-like and umbrella-like. The fruit body is tufted. The stem is rooted and fibrous. The spore donor can be described as adnate and gills narrow.
The cap of Hypsizygus ulmarius is frequently colored brown, gray, orange, white, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often white and yellow. The gills of Hypsizygus ulmarius are regularly colored orange, white, and yellow. The stem is often colored orange, white, and yellow. When cut, the coloring of Hypsizygus ulmarius changes to yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Hypsizygus ulmarius (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by S.A. Redhead and effectively published in 1984. The name Hypsizygus ulmarius is of type combination. Hypsizygus ulmarius has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Hypsizygus ulmarius is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Lyophyllaceae, Hypsizygus. For further information, please see S.A. Redhead (1984, p. 3).
Hypsizygus ulmarius is also known for its latin synonyms Pleurotus ulmarius, Pleuropus ulmarius, Micromphale ulmarium, Lyophyllum ulmarium, Dendrosarcus ulmarius.
Redhead, S.A. 1984. Mycological observations 13-14: on Hypsizygus and Tricholoma. Transactions of the Mycological Society of Japan. 25:1-9