Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Pleurotaceae

Pleurotus ostreatus  (Jacq.) P. Kumm.

Oyster Mushroom

This common mushroom is cultivated for human consumption. Quite variable in form and colour, often found in spectacular tiered displays. Found on dead wood of broadleaved trees, especially beech

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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