Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Pleurotus dryinus
SeasonApril - November
Size3 to 25 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Decurrent Gills Bifurcate Gills Narrow
CapBrown Gray White Yellow
Etymology and Classification of Pleurotus dryinus
|Scientific name||Pleurotus dryinus|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1871|
Description of Pleurotus dryinus
Occurrence and Growth
Pleurotus dryinus (English: Veiled oyster) is a common mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in April and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Pleurotus dryinus is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes mild and mushroom-like. Its smell can be described as mushroom-like.
Shape and Surface
Pleurotus dryinus commonly measures from 3 to 25 cm. The cap is shaped umbrella-like. The stem is ringed and fibrous. The stem surface is flaky. The spore donor can be described as adnate, decurrent, gills bifurcate, and gills narrow.
The cap of Pleurotus dryinus is frequently colored brown, gray, white, and yellow. The color of the flesh is often white and yellow. The gills of Pleurotus dryinus are regularly colored white and yellow. The stem is often colored white and yellow. When cut, the coloring of Pleurotus dryinus changes to yellow. The spore dust is frequently colored white.
Etymology and Classification
Pleurotus dryinus (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by P. Kummer and effectively published in 1871. The name Pleurotus dryinus is of type combination. Pleurotus dryinus has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Pleurotus dryinus is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Pleurotaceae, Pleurotus. For further information, please see P. Kummer (1871, p. 104).
Pleurotus dryinus is also known for its latin synonyms Pleurotus corticatus var. albertinii, Lentodiopsis dryina, Lentinus underwoodii, Lentinus integer, Dendrosarcus dimidiatus, Armillaria dryina.
Kummer, P. 1871. Der Führer in die Pilzkunde. :1-146