Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Oudemansiella radicata

Xerula radicata (Relhan) Dörfelt, Veröff. Mus. Stadt Gera, Naturwissenschaftliche Reihe 2-3:67. 1975.

Oudemansiella radicata (Relhan: Fr.) Sing., Annls mycol. 34: 333. 1936.

Basionym: Agaricus radicatus Relhan, Fl. Cantab.: no. 1040. 1786.

 Description: Pileus 5-10 cm, flat, pale brown to dark brown, glabrous or radiate striate, viscid when wet, smooth. Gills adnate to free, distant of several lengths, white, smooth. Stipe central, 6-17 × 0.8-1.5 cm, solid, grayish brown, tomentose, base enlarged with a long rooting appendage. Spore print white, spores broadly elliptical to ovate, hyaline, smooth, I-, 14-19 × 11-13 μm. Cystidia fusiform, thick-walled, sometimes encrusted at tips. Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Hsinchu: Kuanwu, on living tree, 18 June 1998, CWN 01567 (TNM F0004915).

 Habitat: Scattered on ground in broad-leaved forest.

North Hemisphere.


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


W. N. Chou

 Note: It is edible.