Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Pleurocybella porrigens

Pleurocybella porrigens (Pes.: Fr.) Sing., Mycologia 34: 81. 1947.

Basionym: Agaricus porrigens Pers., Observ. mycol. (Copenhagen): 54. 1796.

 Description: Pileus 1-3 cm, shell-saped, white, glabrous, entire. Gills radiate from base, distant of several lengths, white, entire. Spores globose, hyaline, smooth, I-, 5-6 μm. Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Nantou: Meifeng, on rotten wood, 24 Dec. 1997, CWN 02831 (TNM F0010670).

 Habitat: Clustered on wood 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.