Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Pleurotus calyptratus
SeasonJune - November
Size2 to 12 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent Gills Narrow
CapBrown Gray White Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Pleurotus calyptratus
|Scientific name||Pleurotus calyptratus|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1887|
Description of Pleurotus calyptratus
Occurrence and Growth
Pleurotus calyptratus is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in June and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Pleurotus calyptratus is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild and mealy. Its smell can be described as flowery and sweet.
Shape and Surface
Pleurotus calyptratus commonly measures from 2 to 12 cm. The cap is shaped umbrella-like. The stem is fibrous. The spore donor can be described as adnate, decurrent, and gills narrow.
The cap of Pleurotus calyptratus is frequently colored brown, gray, white, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often white. The gills of Pleurotus calyptratus are regularly colored white and yellow. The stem is often colored white and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Pleurotus calyptratus (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by P.A. Saccardo and effectively published in 1887. The name Pleurotus calyptratus is of type combination. Pleurotus calyptratus has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Pleurotus calyptratus is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Pleurotaceae, Pleurotus. For further information, please see P.A. Saccardo (1887, p. 341).
Pleurotus calyptratus is also known for its latin synonyms Tectella calyptrata, Pleurotus djamor f. calyptratus, Dendrosarcus calyptratus, Agaricus calyptratus.
Saccardo, P.A. 1887. Sylloge Hymenomycetum, Vol. I. Agaricineae. Sylloge Fungorum. 5:1-1146