Lentinula Boryana

Lentinula Boryana

Lentinula boryana

Lentinula boryana


Synonyms: Agaricus boryanus, Agaricus ixodes, Armillaria boryana, Armillaria umbilicata, Armillariella umbilicata, Collybia alliacea, Collybia boryana, Collybia ixodes, Gymnopus alliaceus, Gymnopus boryanus, Lentinula cubensis, Lentinula detonsa, Lentinus boryanus, Lentinus cubensis, Lentinus detonsus, Lentinus proximus, Lentinus puiggarii, Panus cubensis, Panus leprieurii, Pocillaria cubensis, Pocillaria detonsa, Pocillaria proxima.

Lentinula is a small genus of wood-inhabiting agarics. The neotropical species Lentinula boryana (= L. cubensis) is the type species. However, the best-known species is L. edodes, the shiitake. The genus, erected by Franklin Sumner Earle in 1909,[2] contains eight species, principally found in tropical regions.[3]

Lentinula Boryana Mushroom