Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Lentinellus vulpinus
SeasonJuly - November
Size3 to 11 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent Free Gills Serrate
CapBrown Orange Pink Red White Yellow
GillsBrown Gray Pink White Yellow
StemBrown White Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Lentinellus vulpinus
|Scientific name||Lentinellus vulpinus|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1934|
|Authors||R. Kühner & R. Maire|
Description of Lentinellus vulpinus
Occurrence and Growth
Lentinellus vulpinus is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in July and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Lentinellus vulpinus is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes spicy.
Shape and Surface
Lentinellus vulpinus commonly measures from 3 to 11 cm. The cap is shaped umbrella-like. The fruit body is tufted. The stem is rooted and fibrous. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate, decurrent, free, and gills serrate.
The cap of Lentinellus vulpinus is frequently colored brown, orange, pink, red, white, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often white. The gills of Lentinellus vulpinus are regularly colored brown, gray, pink, white, and yellow. The stem is often colored brown, white, and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Lentinellus vulpinus (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by R. Kühner & R. Maire and effectively published in 1934. The name Lentinellus vulpinus is of type combination. Lentinellus vulpinus has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Lentinellus vulpinus is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Russulales, Auriscalpiaceae, Lentinellus. For further information, please see R. Kühner et al. (1934, p. 16).
Lentinellus vulpinus is also known for its latin synonyms Panellus vulpinus, Lentinus vulpinus, Lentinellus auricula, Hemicybe vulpina, Agaricus vulpinus.
Kühner, R.; Maire, R. 1934. Étude de la réaction de la membrane sporique à l'iode dans les divers genres d'Agarics leucosporés. Bulletin de la Société Mycologique de France. 50:1-24