Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Amanita rubrovolvata

Amanita rubrovolvata Imai, Iconogr. Mycol., Milano 27:365 1946.

 Description: Pileus 2-3 cm, campanulate to flat, brightly red, powdery at center, margin striate. Gills free, crowded of several lengths, pale yellow, denticulate. Stipe central, 4-7 × 0.3-0.5 cm, hollow, white to pale yellow, powdery. Annulus membranous, descending, creamy, fragile. Volva bulb-like, white covered by red scales. Spores globose, hyaline, smooth, I-, 7-10 μm. Cystidia clavate, hyphae without clamps.

Taiwan, Nantou: Lienhuachih, on soil, 12 Sep. 2001, CWN 05213 (TNM F0015966).

 Habitat: Scattered or gregarious on ground in broad-leaved forest.

Japan, China, Malaysia.


Imazeki, R. and Hongo, T. 1987; Chang, T. T. et al. 2001.


W. N. Chou

 Note: It is poisonous.