Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Strobilurus stephanocystis

Strobilurus stephanocystis (Hora) Sing., Persoonia 2: 409. 1962.

 Description: Pileus 0.8-1.8 cm, convex to flat, white, glabrous, entire. Gills adnate to free, crowded of several lengths, white. Stipe central, 2-4 × 0.1-0.2 cm, hollow, brown, tomentose. Spores elliptical, hyaline, smooth, I-, 4-5 × 2-2.8 μm. Cystidia broadly clavate, thick-walled, sometimes with appendages. Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Hsinchu: Kuanwu, on cone of pine, 20 Nov. 1997, CWN 02769 (TNM F0010619).

 Habitat: On pine cone in conifer forest.

China, Japan, Europe.


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


W. N. Chou

 Note: It is edible.