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Bitter Oyster

Panellus stipticus


Caps 1-3 cm wide; convex with margins slightly curved under; semicircular; dry; finely velvety to woolly; tan to pale yellowish brown; somewhat cracked-scaly with age. Gills close; pale yellowish brown; occasionally forked. Stipe not visible.


Growing in shelf clusters on fallen deciduous tree (unidentified species) trunk.


Panellus stipticus mushrooms luminesce in the dark. Found on same log as Lenzites betulina:

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Winder, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Mar 6, 2017
Submitted on Mar 14, 2017

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