Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Macrocystidia cucumis

Macrocystidia cucumis (Pers.: Fr.) Joss., Treb. Mus. Ci. Nat. Barcelona, sèr. bot. 15: 127. 1934.

 Description: Pileus 2-4 cm, flat, umblicate, dark brown, glabrous, margin smooth. Gills adnate to decurrent, crowded of several lengths, pale brown, smooth. Stipe central, 2-3 × 0.2-0.3 cm, solid, dark brown, smooth. Spores elliptical, hyaline, smooth, I-, 7-10 × 3.5-4.5 μm. Cystidia fusiform, Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Taichung: Anmashan, on soil, 26 Aug. 1999, CWN 04465 (TNM F0013390).

 Habitat: On soil of broad-leaved forest.

Japan, China, Europe, North America.


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


W. N. Chou

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