Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Pleurotus columbinus
SeasonJanuary - December
Size1 to 44 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent
CapBlue Brown Gray Green Yellow
GillsBlue Gray White
StemGray White Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Pleurotus columbinus
|Scientific name||Pleurotus columbinus|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Basionym|
|Year of publication||1881|
Description of Pleurotus columbinus
Occurrence and Growth
Pleurotus columbinus is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in January and ends in December.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Pleurotus columbinus is very edible. The mushroom tastes mild. Its smell can be described as mushroom-like.
Shape and Surface
Pleurotus columbinus commonly measures from 1 to 44 cm. The cap is shaped funnel-like. The fruit body is tufted. The stem is fibrous. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate and decurrent.
The cap of Pleurotus columbinus is frequently colored blue, brown, gray, green, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often white. The gills of Pleurotus columbinus are regularly colored blue, gray, and white. The stem is often colored gray, white, and yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Pleurotus columbinus (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by G. Bresadola and effectively published in 1881. The name Pleurotus columbinus is of type basionym. Pleurotus columbinus has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Pleurotus columbinus is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Pleurotaceae, Pleurotus. For further information, please see G. Bresadola (1881, p. 10).
Pleurotus columbinus is also known for its latin synonyms Pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinus.
Bresadola, G. 1881. Fungi tridentini. Fungi Tridentini. 1(1):1-14