Observation 111189: Lentinus velutinus Fr.
When: 2012-09-22
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
note
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-09-25 17:57:02 CDT (-0400)

Pegler’s Lentinus monograph says the following in its comments on L. velutinus:

Lentinus velutinus is usually cinnamon brown to chestnut brown in colour, sometimes developing purplish to violaceous pigmentation on the pileus and hymenophore. However, specimen [sic] growing in open grassland may become bleached to a pale grey and appear distinctly squamulose. This form is particularly observed in a number of African collections. Lentinus fastuosus, from South Africa, differs from the typical form only in the exceptional develoment of a dark purplish-black pigment on the pileus and lamellae.

Created: 2012-09-25 17:00:43 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2012-09-25 17:24:48 CDT (-0400)
Viewed: 72 times, last viewed: 2017-06-14 04:33:45 CDT (-0400)
Show Log