Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Mycena pura

Mycena pura (Pers.: Fr.) Kummer, Führer Pilzk., ed. 1: 107. 1871.

Basionym: Agaricus purus Pers., Neues Mag. Bot. 1: 101. 1794.

 Description: Pileus 1.5-2 cm, campanulate to flat, purple, glabrous, striate. Gills adnate, crowded of several lengths and veins, pale purple, smooth. Stipe central, 5-8 × 0.15-0.3 cm, hollow, purple, glabrous. Spore print white, spores elliptical, hyaline, smooth, I+, 7-9 × 4-5 μm. Cystidia fusiform, Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Nantou: Tsuifeng, on litter, 9 Apr. 2002, CWN 05363 (TNM F0016036).

 Habitat: Scattered on ground in mixed forest.

Pantemperate – warm-temperate.


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


W. N. Chou

 Note: Poisonous.