All species found while roaming the area around Pine Lake.
Single brown oyster mushroom growing from old root of conifer stump. Robust but rather dry, gills yellowing. Firm beige flesh staining lightish purple when cut. Spore print white.
Smells a bit like roses.
White mushroom growing out of cut log along trail.
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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.