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Pleurotus ostreatus

Observed: 16th December 2011 By: MickETalbotMickETalbot’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMickETalbot’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMickETalbot’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Pleurotus ostreatus
Pleurotus ostreatus

On dead Crack Willow trunk/stump...


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Species interactions

No interactions present.


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...for the suggestion flaxto, but with respect look at the other observations.

Please take a look here too, not a match...

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Please NOTE

With respect, my images do not depict the species Pleurotus ostreatus.

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I cant not think of anything

I cant not think of anything but P.ostreatus that it could be.


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Mick This species is very

This species is very variable in its' colour. Quoting Fungi of Switzerland "cream-beige through gray-lilac to violet-brown or
Look at the pictures on Roger Phillips here http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/gallery/DisplayBlock~bid~6651~source~gall...

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..to all. I am sure I am suffering with the onset of dementia. Checking my archive, what do I have it down as, yup, Pleurotus ostreatus. Looking at the same images, (mine), on flickr I found that I even asked for confirmation of the same. Red faced I am A link to one of my flickr pages showing Pleurotus ostreatus, unconfirmed at the time.

The link that brought to my senses. Again my appologies to you all.