Angel's Wings

Pleurocybella porrigens

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Pleurocybella porrigens is a species of fungus in the Marasmiaceae family. The species is widespread in temperate forests of the Northern Hemisphere. P. porrigens, known as the angel wing, is a white-rot wood-decay fungus on conifer wood, particularly hemlock (genus Tsuga). The flesh is thin and fragile compared to the oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ssp.).

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  1. (c) Carita Bergman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://inaturalist.ca/photos/4788157
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleurocybella_porrigens

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