Sensory, Occurrence, Shape, and Coloring of Rhodotus palmatus
SeasonApril - November
Size1 to 5 cm
Spore DonorAdnate Free Gills Narrow
CapOrange Pink Red
Etymology and Classification of Rhodotus palmatus
|Scientific name||Rhodotus palmatus|
|Status of name||Legitimate|
|Type of name||Combination|
|Year of publication||1926|
Description of Rhodotus palmatus
Occurrence and Growth
Rhodotus palmatus (English: Wrinkled peach) is a rare mushroom that grows mainly on woods. Its main season begins in April and ends in November.
Edibility, Taste and Smell
Rhodotus palmatus is poorly edible. The mushroom tastes bitter. Its smell can be described as sweet.
Shape and Surface
Rhodotus palmatus commonly measures from 1 to 5 cm. The cap is shaped hemispherical and pointed. The stem is fibrous. The spore donor can be described as adnate, free, and gills narrow.
The cap of Rhodotus palmatus is frequently colored orange, pink, and red. The color of the flesh is often pink. The gills of Rhodotus palmatus are regularly colored pink. The stem is often colored gray and pink. The spore dust is frequently colored red.
Etymology and Classification
Rhodotus palmatus (Gender: Masculine) was scientifically described by R. Maire and effectively published in 1926. The name Rhodotus palmatus is of type combination. Rhodotus palmatus has the status legitimate.
The scientific classification of Rhodotus palmatus is Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Agaricomycetidae, Agaricales, Physalacriaceae, Rhodotus. For further information, please see R. Maire (1926, p. 308).
Rhodotus palmatus is also known for its latin synonyms Rhodotus subpalmatus, Pleurotus subpalmatus, Pleurotus pubescens, Pleurotus palmatus, Pleuropus palmatus, Gyrophila palmata, Dendrosarcus subpalmatus, Dendrosarcus pubescens, Crepidotus palmatus, Agaricus subpalmatus, Agaricus phlebophorus var. reticulatus.
Maire, R. 1924. Études mycologiques (fascicule 2). Bulletin de la Société Mycologique de France. 40(3):293-317