Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Pleurotus cystidiosus

Pleurotus cystidiosus O.K. Miller, Mycologia 61:889. 1969.

 Description: Pileus 10-16 cm, often imbricate, pale yellow to ochraceous, glabrous, margin undulate. Gills decurrent with, pale yellow. Stipe eccentric, 3-5 × 1-2.5 cm, solid, white. Spore elliptic, hyaline, smooth , I-, 10-15 × 4.5-6 μm. Cystidia cylindric, . Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Taichung: National Museum of Natural Science, on living tree, 28 Aug. 1997, CWN 01716 (TNM F0005234).

 Habitat: Lignicolus. On trunks of various broad-leaved trees.

Jan, China, North America.


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


W. N. Chou

 Note: This species is edible and delicious.