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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

oyster mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

bjoelle

Date

March 26, 2015 09:21 AM PDT

Description

Fallen log over semi-dry creekbed

Photos / Sounds

What

Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) Pleurotus ostreatus

Observer

geophyte

Date

March 24, 2015 05:46 PM PDT

Description

Two large fruiting bodies growing on oak next to hwy 20

Photos / Sounds

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

codfish

Date

March 7, 2015

Description

Large Pleurotus, (12.5 cm diam.) with a light creamy tan cap with cream decurrent gills on small fallen branch. Stipe very short and off-centre but not completely lateral. Spores about 10-11.5 x 4 u. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus

Observer

lichenlady

Date

March 14, 2015

Description

Gilled mushrooms soggy from snow and rain.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus

Observer

josefa

Date

October 31, 2006 07:31 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

direbecca

Date

January 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus

Observer

dibantis

Date

January 15, 2015 04:07 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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

Square

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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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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