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

Amanita spissacea Imai, Bot. Mag. Tokyo 47:427. 1933.

 Description: Pileus 5.5-7 cm, flat, brown, covered by brown adpressed scales, margin even, striate. Gills free, crowded of several lengths, white, entire. Stipe central, 6-12 × 0.5-1 cm, hollow, white to grayish brown, glabrous with spots. Annulus membranous, gray fragile. Volva bulbous, white, covered by dark brown scales. Spores broadly elliptical, hyaline, smooth, I+, 7-10 × 5-9 μm. Cystidia clavate, hyphae without clamps.

Taiwan, Nantou: Lienhuachih, on soil, 12 May 2000, CWN 04626 (TNM F0014272).

 Habitat: Scattered on ground in broad-leaved forest.

Japan, Korea, China.


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


W. N. Chou

 Note: It is poisonous.