Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Pleurotus citrinopileatus
SeasonJune - September
Size3 to 10 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent Gills Narrow
CapBrown Orange White Yellow
GillsOrange White Yellow
StemOrange White Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Pleurotus citrinopileatus
|Scientific name||Pleurotus citrinopileatus|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Basionym|
|Year of publication||1943|
Description of Pleurotus citrinopileatus
Occurrence and Growth
Pleurotus citrinopileatus (English: Golden oyster) is a common mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in June and ends in September.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Pleurotus citrinopileatus is very edible. The mushroom tastes mild. Its smell can be described as sweet.
Shape and Surface
Pleurotus citrinopileatus commonly measures from 3 to 10 cm. The cap is shaped funnel-like. The fruit body is tufted. The stem is fibrous. The spore donor can be described as adnate, decurrent, and gills narrow.
The cap of Pleurotus citrinopileatus is frequently colored brown, orange, white, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often white. The gills of Pleurotus citrinopileatus are regularly colored orange, white, and yellow. The stem is often colored orange, white, and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored brown.
Etymology and Classification
Pleurotus citrinopileatus (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by R. Singer and effectively published in 1943. The name Pleurotus citrinopileatus is of type basionym. Pleurotus citrinopileatus has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Pleurotus citrinopileatus is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Pleurotaceae, Pleurotus. For further information, please see R. Singer (1943, p. 149).
Pleurotus citrinopileatus is also known for its latin synonyms Pleurotus cornucopiae var. citrinopileatus, Pleurotus cornucopiae subsp. citrinopileatus, Macrolepiota subsquarrosa, Leucocoprinus subsquarrosus, Lepiotophyllum mastoideum.
Singer, R. 1942. Das System der Agaricales. II. Annales Mycologici. 40:1-132