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Olive Oysterling

Panellus serotinus


Growing on birch. I'm fairly sure the silver birch was dead. It also had another fungus growing on it. Possibly birch polypore. P. serotinus is edible although I don't know how it is prepared. The skin is a little slimy. I went back there on 31.10.14 the birch polypores are still growing but no sign of the olive oysterling it could be preparing to fruit at this time of year, Other olive oysterlings in my area are pinning (29.10.13) with a couple of full fruits (31.11.14)



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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Great, thanks. Puts it in context.

thanks for the comment S Frazier. I ended up going back a few hours ago and took some photos that I'm just about to add

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Would be nice to add photos of it while on the silver birch to see how it looks in the wild.

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High Peak, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jan 3, 2013
Submitted on Jan 8, 2013

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