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Oyster Mushroom

Pleurotus ostreatus


Caps, approximately 4 cm across; convex, fan-shaped, smooth; pale brown; the margin in-rolled when young. Gills, running down the stem; close; whitish Stipe, absent (normal when the mushroom is growing from the side of a log).


Growing in shelf-like cluster on dead hardwood log on floodplain, on Orange Trail, above Oconee River.

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Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jan 30, 2017
Submitted on Mar 15, 2017

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