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    • Pleurotus

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

chuckd

Date

August 1, 2014

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

November 10, 2014 11:30 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

creationhiker

Date

September 22, 2014

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Observer

cooperj

Date

August 12, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

aconaway

Date

October 28, 2014 03:14 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus

Observer

vivalabotany

Date

October 29, 2014 02:41 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Faint pleasant smell with mild taste. On downed alder log with moss. Clusters of fruiting body. Pearly opaque cap

Photos / Sounds

Date

October 28, 2014 04:00 PM PDT

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Square

Observer

cooperj

Date

June 15, 2014

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Square

Observer

vilnoori

Date

October 13, 2014

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Date

October 18, 2014 10:27 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

telissaw

Date

October 19, 2014 12:18 PM PDT

Description

Large white fleshy gilled shelf growing from living red alder. White decurrent gills. Cap cream white to tan-white. Single specimen.

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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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