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

Basionym: Agaricus saponaceus Fr., Observ. mycol. (Leipzig) 2: 101. 1818.

Tricholoma saponaceum (Fr.: Fr.) Kumm., Führer Pilzk., ed. 1: 133. 1871.

 Description: Pileus 3-6 cm, convex to flat, grayish brown, glabrous slightly viscid, margin entire and incurved. Gills notched, crowded of several lengths, grayish white, smooth. Stipe central, 6-9 × 1-1.5 cm, solid, white, base enlarged, fibrillose. Spores ovate, hyaline, smooth, I-, 5-7 × 3.5-4.5 μm. Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Taichung: Anmashan, on soil, 12 Sep. 2002, CWN 05769 (TNM F0016279).

 Habitat: Scattered or gregarious on ground in broad-leaved forest.

North hemisphere.


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.