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King Oyster Mushroom

Pleurotus Eryngii


Approximately 5-6 cm tall. Spore print appeared white.


Roadside next to a stump with more specimens possibly growing from the stump, it was hard to tell.


A surprising find here in Michigan, the king oyster isn't native to here at all.

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King Oyster Mushroom
Pleurotus Eryngii Pleurotus eryngii

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RexFantastic 6 years ago

Thanks for the friendly comments guys! And thanks to CorduneanuVlad for the ID. I would never have guessed this was a non-native oyster mushroom just growing roadside.

staccyh 6 years ago

Lovely mushrooms!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

Wow. Now that is an amazing spotting. Very cool fungus!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Beautiful bunch.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Spotted on Jul 13, 2014
Submitted on Aug 1, 2014

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