Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Hygrocybe miniata

Hygrocybe miniata (P.D. Orton) Moser, Führ. in Pilzk. 112. 1871.

Basionym: Hygrophorus miniatus (Fr.) Fr., Epicr. Myc. 330. 1838.

 Description: Pileus 0.8-1.5 cm, expended, umbilicate, yellowish red, glabrous, wax, margin slightly undulate. Gills decurrent, loosely of several lengths, pale orange. Stipe central, 1-1.2 × 0.1-0.15 cm, solid, glabrous, orange-yellow. Spores elliptical, hyaline, smooth, I-, 8-9 × 5-6 μm. Basidia clavate. Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Pingtung: Nanjenshan, on soil., 14 May 1998, CWN 03268 (TNM F0011077).

 Habitat: On soil 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: It is edible.