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

Tricholoma matsutake (S. Ito & Imai) Sing. var. formosana Sawada, D.C.F.F. 5:90. 1931.

 Description: Pileus 8-15 cm, convex to flat, brown, fibrillose, margin entire and incurved. Gills notched, crowded of several lengths, cream white, smooth. Stipe central, 10-17 × 2-3 cm, solid, white, fibrillose. Annulus membranous. Spore print white, spores ovate to globose, hyaline, smooth, I-, 7-8 × 5-6 μm. Basidia two-spored. Hyphae without clamps.

Taiwan, Nantou: Patungkuan, on soil, 17 July 1992, CWNTF 0836.

 Habitat: Scattered on ground in conifer forest.

Only found in Taiwan.


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


W. N. Chou

 Note: It is different from T. matsutake by the two-spored basidia.