Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Lepista sordida

Lepista sordida (Schum.: Fr.) Sing., Lilloa 22:193. 1951.

 Description: Pileus 2-6 cm, flat, slightly umblicate, pale purple to purple, glabrous, margin smooth. Gills decurrent, crowded of several lengths, sinuate, pale purple. Stipe central, 2-6 × 0.3-1 cm, hollow, pale purple to purple, smooth. Spores elliptical, hyaline, verrucose, I-, 5-7 × 2.5-4 μm. Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Taichung: National Museum of Natural Science, on soil, 23 May 2002, CWN 05399 (TNM F0016050).

 Habitat: Scattered on soil in broad-leaved forest or grassland.

North hemisphere.


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


W. N. Chou

 Note: It is edible.