Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Panellus mitis
SeasonOctober - March
Size1 to 8 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Gills Narrow
CapBrown Orange Pink White
GillsOrange Pink White Yellow
StemBrown Pink White Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Panellus mitis
|Scientific name||Panellus mitis|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1936|
Description of Panellus mitis
Occurrence and Growth
Panellus mitis (English: Elastic oysterling) is a common mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in October and ends in March.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Panellus mitis is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild. Its smell can be described as mushroom-like.
Shape and Surface
Panellus mitis commonly measures from 1 to 8 cm. The cap is shaped sulcate and umbrella-like. The stem is rooted and brittle. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate and gills narrow.
The cap of Panellus mitis is frequently colored brown, orange, pink, and white. The color of the flesh is often white. The gills of Panellus mitis are regularly colored orange, pink, white, and yellow. The stem is often colored brown, pink, white, and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Panellus mitis (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by R. Singer and effectively published in 1936. The name Panellus mitis is of type combination. Panellus mitis has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Panellus mitis is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Mycenaceae, Panellus. For further information, please see R. Singer (1936, p. 334).
Panellus mitis is also known for its latin synonyms Urosporellina mitis, Urospora mitis, Pleurotus mitis, Panus mitis, Dendrosarcus mitis, Agaricus mitis.
Singer, R. 1936. Das System der Agaricales. Annales Mycologici. 34:286-378