Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Panellus serotinus
SeasonOctober - January
Size3 to 22 cm
CapFunnel-Like Hemispherical Umbrella-Like
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent Gills Narrow
CapBrown Gray Green Yellow
StemBrown Green Orange Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Panellus serotinus
|Scientific name||Panellus serotinus|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1950|
Description of Panellus serotinus
Occurrence and Growth
Panellus serotinus (English: Olive oysterling) is a common mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in October and ends in January.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Panellus serotinus is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes bitter and mild. Its smell can be described as mushroom-like.
Shape and Surface
Panellus serotinus commonly measures from 3 to 22 cm. The cap is shaped funnel-like, hemispherical, and umbrella-like. The fruit body is bleaching and tufted. The stem is fibrous. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate, decurrent, and gills narrow.
The cap of Panellus serotinus is frequently colored brown, gray, green, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often white and yellow. The gills of Panellus serotinus are regularly colored white and yellow. The stem is often colored brown, green, orange, and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Panellus serotinus (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by Kühner and effectively published in 1950. The name Panellus serotinus is of type combination. Panellus serotinus has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Panellus serotinus is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Mycenaceae, Panellus. For further information, please see Kühner (1950, p. 1889).
Panellus serotinus is also known for its latin synonyms Sarcomyxa serotina, Pleurotus serotinus var. flaccidus, Pleurotus serotinus var. almeni, Pleurotus serotinus, Panus serotinus, Hohenbuehelia serotina, Acanthocystis serotinus.
Kühner 1950, Compte rendu hebdomadaire des Sciences de l'Academie des sciences, Paris 230: 1889