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Recent observations

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What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

sandysdad

Date

April 20, 2015 08:04 AM EDT

Description

oyster mushrooms along pleasant creek at pony pasture

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pleurotus pulmonarius Pleurotus ostreatus

Observer

marshallwolf

Date

April 19, 2015 11:27 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Oyster mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

rmssn

Date

April 19, 2015 09:35 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

scadwell

Date

April 18, 2015 12:55 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

epitree

Date

April 5, 2015

Description

250mm across Growing on Kanuka

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

henry_du

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

pjd1

Date

December 16, 2010

Description

Corticolous on rotten Kermadec pohutukawa (Metrosideros kermadecensis) lignum

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

pjd1

Date

March 23, 2011

Description

On decorticated Kermadec pohutukawa (Metrosideros kermadecensis) lignum

Photos / Sounds

What

oyster mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

bjoelle

Date

March 26, 2015 09:21 AM PDT

Description

Fallen log over semi-dry creekbed. Margins were curled under. Younger ones were tinged medium purple but as they aged they lost the color and became tan/gold.

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

What

Oyster Mushroom Genus Pleurotus

Observer

codfish

Date

March 14, 2015

Description

Large Pleurotus (13.5 cm diam. x 12 cm height) with a dark brown cap, paler at edges and with a "furry centre" as it ages. Gills yellow-cream on fallen log. Stipe short and fat, about 24 mm diam. x 6 mm height. Spores about 12-14 x 4.0-4.5 u. Photographed on 12 March and again two days later on 14 March. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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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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