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Recent observations

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No photos or sounds

What

Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus

Observer

bobcat19

Date

February 25, 2015 09:53 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

codfish

Date

February 4, 2015

Description

Group of cream-beige pleurotoid fruiting bodies with cream gills on a small fallen branch. Largest 80 mm diam. x 65 mm height. Fan shaped with edge becoming scalloped as they mature. Attached laterally to the wood. Spores about 9-9.5 x 4-4.5 u. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

Photos / Sounds

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

codfish

Date

February 23, 2015

Description

Very large specimen, 270 mm diam., brown cap with creamy edges and cream, decurrent gills on fallen log. Distinct stipe almost central. Stipe short and fat, up to 40 mm in length and 20-25 mm diam. with a cream 'spongy' surface. Spores about 12-14 x 4.2-4.5 u. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus

Observer

bobcat19

Date

February 22, 2015 09:09 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

January 3, 2015 04:38 PM PST

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

January 3, 2015 04:38 PM PST

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

January 3, 2015 04:43 PM PST

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

January 3, 2015 04:44 PM PST

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

January 3, 2015 04:44 PM PST

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

January 24, 2015 04:31 PM PST

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

January 24, 2015 04:32 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

January 24, 2015 04:32 PM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

Pleurotus is a genus of gilled mushrooms which includes one of the most widely eaten mushrooms, P. ostreatus. Species of Pleurotus may be called oyster, abalone, or tree mushrooms, and are some of the most commonly cultivated edible mushrooms in the world.Pleurotus fungi have been used in mycoremediation of pollutants such as petroleum and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

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