Hypsizygus tessellatus

Hypsizygus tessellatus

  • Hypsizygus tessellatus
  • Hypsizygus tessellatus
  • Flower name
    Hypsizygus tessellatus
  • Scientific name
    Hypsizygus tessellatus
  • Aliasシメジ, ブナ占地, buna shimeji
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering season

What is Hypsizygus tessellatus

Hypsizygus tessellatus or bunashimeji (scientific name: Hypsizygus marmoreus) is an edible mushroom of the family Tricholomataceae. Shiitake mushroom is a mushroom that usually rides on the table. Previously, this species was sold under the name “Shimeji”, but it is clearly different from the real one, so it has been distributed under the name “Bunashimeji” under administrative guidance. Honshimeji (a real mushroom) grows on the roots of living trees with rooting fungi, but beech shimeji grows from dead trees called rotting fungi.

Common name: Buna shimeji, scientific name: Hypsizygus tessellatus, Synonyms: Hypsizygus marmoreus, aka: Buna shimeji , shimeji, Buna shimeji (previously sold as this shimeji), distribution: all over Japan, environment: temperate zone, shape: umbrella shape, shaft color: gray brown (umbrella), white (shaft), umbrella height: 5 cm shaft length: 10 cm, harvest period: one year Medium (cultivated variety), use: Edible.


  • Eye
    Agaricales
  • Family
    Tricholomataceae
  • Genus
    Hypsizygus
  • Species
    H. tessellatus
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeedible mushroom
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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