Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Entoloma quadratum

Entoloma quadratum (Berk. & curt.) Horak, Sydowia 28:190. 1979.

Basionym: Nolanea quadrata (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 5: 723. 1887.

 Description: Pileus 1-1.5 cm, convex, acutely umbonate, orange red, glabrous, margin striate. Gills adnate to notched, slightly distant of several lengths, orange red, entire. Stipe central, 4-4.5 × 0.2 cm, hollow, orange red, fibrillose. Spores quadral, pale yellow, smooth, I-, 8-11 μm. Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Taichung: Anmashan, on soil, 15 June 1999, CWN 04204 (TNM F0013135).

 Habitat: Isolated or scattered on ground in broad-leaved forest.

Asia, New Zealand, North America.


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


W. N. Chou

 Note: It is poisonous.