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Lung Oyster

Pleorotus pulmonaria


Pileus: 5 — 20+ cm, convex, becoming broadly convex to flat Gills: Decurrent Spore Print: White to yellowish Stipe: Short and offset from the center of the cap


P. pulmonarius is widespread in temperate and subtropical forests throughout the world. In the eastern United States, this species is generally found on hardwoods while in the west it is commonly found on conifers.

2 Species ID Suggestions

MarcoAntonio 10 years ago
oyster mushroom
Pleorotus ostreatus Pleurotus ostreatus
Saarbrigger 10 years ago
Indian Oyster, Phoenix Mushroom or Lung Oyster
Pleurotus pulmonarius Pleurotus pulmonarius

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1 Comment

Saarbrigger 10 years ago

If yo think you got the corret ID you may open the spotting via "edit" an put the ID in... After saving your spotting got the ID. :-)

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California, USA

Spotted on May 1, 2012
Submitted on May 1, 2012

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