Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Tricholoma giganteum

Basionym: Macrocybe gigantea (Massee) Pegler & Lodge, Mycologia 90: 497. 1998.

Tricholoma giganteum Massee, Bull. Misc. Ihf. Kew 1912:254. 1912.

 Description: Pileus 10-30 cm, convex to flat, white to grayish white, glabrous, margin entire and incurved. Gills notched, crowded of several lengths, grayish white. Stipe central, 15-50 × 4-8 cm, solid, white, glabrous. Spore print white, spores ovate, hyaline, smooth, I-, 6-7 × 4-4.5 μm. Cystidia not seen. Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Yunlin: Lintsoliao, on soil, 29 Dec. 1994, CWN 00749 (TNM F0003041).

 Habitat: 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.