Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Armillariella mellea

Armillariella mellea (Vahl. : Fr. ) Karst., Acta Soc. Fauna Flora fenn. 2:4. 1881.

 Description: Pileus 2-8 cm, convex to flat, pale yellow to yellow-brown, smooth with scales, margin striate. Gills adnate, crowded, smooth, cream white. Stipe central, 3-5.5 × 0.3-0.8 cm, hollow, white with brown striation. Annulus membranous, dentate, cream white. Spores elliptical, hyaline, smooth, I-, 8-10 × 5.5-6 μm. Hyphae without clamps.

Taiwan, Nantou: Tsuifeng, on rotten wood., 9 Oct. 2002, CWN 05850 (TNM F0016341).

 Habitat: Lignicolous. Clustered on rotten wood in broad-leaved forests.



Imazeki, R. and Hongo, T. 1987; Breitenbach, J. and Kranzlin, E. 1991; Chang, T. T. et al. 2001.


W. N. Chou

 Note: A very destructive parasite of all woody plant.