Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Basidiomycota
Subdivisio: Agaricomycotina
Classis: Agaricomycetes
Subclassis: Agaricomycetidae
Ordo: Agaricales
Subordo: Marasmiineae

Familia: Omphalotaceae
Genus: Lentinula
Species: L. aciculospora – L. boryana – L. edodes – L. guarapiensis – L. lateritia – L. novae-zelandiae – L. raphanica – L. reticeps

Lentinula Earle: Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 5: 416 (1909)

Type species: Lentinula cubensis (Berk. & Curtis) Earle ex Pegler, 1983 [see Lentinula boryana]

Earle, F.S. 1909. The genera of North American gill fungi. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden 5: 373–451. Reference page. (See p. 416.)

Vernacular names
русский: Лентинула

Franklin Sumner Earle taxa

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 was erected by Franklin Sumner Earle in 1909,[2] and as of 2023 contains ten species,[3] principally found in tropical regions.[4]

Image Scientific name Distribution
Lentinula Aciculospora .jpg Lentinula aciculospora R.H. Petersen 2000 Costa Rica
Lentinus (1004199132).jpg Lentinula boryana (Berk. & Mont.) Pegler 1976 Subtropical America
W siitake4021.jpg Lentinula edodes (Berk.) Pegler 1976 Asia
Lentinula guarapiensis (Speg.) Pegler 1983 Paraguay
Lentinula ixodes (Secr. ex Mont.) J.S. Oliveira, T.S. Cabral, Vargas-Isla & N.K. Ishik. 2022 Amazon rainforest
Lentinula lateritia (Berk.) Pegler 14567.jpg Lentinula lateritia (Berk.) Pegler 1983 South-east Asia and Australasia
Lentinula madagasikarensis Buyck, Randrianjohany & Looney 2021 Madagascar
New Zealand Shiitake Lentinula novae-zelandiae.jpg Lentinula novae-zelandiae (G. Stev.) Pegler 1983 New Zealand
Lentinula raphanica 1506698.jpg Lentinula raphanica (Murrill) Mata & R.H. Petersen 2001 Amazon rainforest
Lentinula reticeps (Mont.) Murrill (1915) United States

See also

List of Marasmiaceae genera


"Lentinula" (html). MycoBank. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
Earle FS. (1909). "The genera of North American gill fungi". Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden. 5: 373–451 (see p. 416).
"Lentinula (genus in Omphalotaceae)". COL. Retrieved 2023-03-27.

Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 368. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.

Further reading
Guzman, G.; Salmones, D.; Tapia, F. (1997). "Lentinula boryana: morphological variations, taxonomic position, distribution and relationships with Lentinula edodes and related species". Reports of the Tottori Mycological Institute. 35: 1–28.

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