Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Pholiota heteroclita
SeasonJune - November
Size2 to 8 cm
StemRinged Rooted Brittle Fibrous Knobbly
Stem SurfaceColubrid-Patterned Flaky
GillsBrown White Yellow
StemBrown White Yellow
Spore DustBrown Red
Etymology and Classification of Pholiota heteroclita
|Scientific name||Pholiota heteroclita|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1872|
Description of Pholiota heteroclita
Occurrence and Growth
Pholiota heteroclita is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in June and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Pholiota heteroclita is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild. Its smell can be described as flowery and sweet.
Shape and Surface
Pholiota heteroclita commonly measures from 2 to 8 cm. The cap is shaped hemispherical. The stem is ringed, rooted, brittle, fibrous, and knobbly. The stem surface is colubrid-patterned and flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate.
The cap of Pholiota heteroclita is frequently colored brown and yellow. The color of the flesh is often brown and white. The gills of Pholiota heteroclita are regularly colored brown, white, and yellow. The stem is often colored brown, white, and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored brown and red.
Etymology and Classification
Pholiota heteroclita (Gender: Feminine) was scientifically described by L. Quélet and effectively published in 1872. The name Pholiota heteroclita is of type combination. Pholiota heteroclita has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Pholiota heteroclita is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Strophariaceae, Pholiota. For further information, please see L. Quélet (1872, p. 249).
Pholiota heteroclita is also known for its latin synonyms Hemipholiota heteroclita, Dryophila heteroclita, Agaricus heteroclitus, Agaricus aurivellus var. heteroclitus.
Quélet, L. 1872. Les Champignons du Jura et des Vosges. Mémoires de la Société d'Émulation de Montbéliard. ser. 2, 5:43-332