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Growing at base of oak, spots on top are debris, dry caps.
Saprophyte is an organism that fed decaying matter of dead animals or plants. Are saprophytes saprophytic nutrition.
I read an article recently which said that Oyster mushrooms are carnivorous.they were known as Saprophytic till now. they eat live nematodes.
Pleurotus ostreatusPot diameter of 5-18 cm, convex in the young, then prostrate, eccentric, fan-shaped bucket to the handle with a concave curve, great, gray or brown.Leaves white, later yellowish and greyish, thick, long, covered by the handle, descend down the bunch.Handle 2-4 cm long, white, solid, down the narrow and hairy, obliquely connected with the eccentric hat.Meat white, hard, tough and woody later, pleasant taste and smell.
looks like some sort of oyster shroom to me... pleurotus xxx
Spotted on Jul 19, 2012 Submitted on Jul 19, 2012
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