Observation 131041: Pleurotus (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2012-12-14

Collection location: Pogonip Open Space Reserve, Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Thomas Laxton (Tao)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-4% (3)
Recognized by sight: This fungi had the consistency of jelly very fragile, not firm like Pleurotus ostreatus and lacking the grey tones in the cap I see all the time here.
60% (2)
Recognized by sight

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By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2013-03-31 17:22:36 EDT (-0400)

The tops of these were viscid and pinkish in tone .The Flesh was gelatinous and the margins do curl downward. Found on oak log. Smell was not distinct.

Not pure white
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-03-31 15:41:12 EDT (-0400)

and wavy cap with no inrolled margin

Why Pleurotus?
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2013-03-31 14:01:30 EDT (-0400)

I asked the same thing about this observation, http://mushroomobserver.org/119748?q=19zw4, and never got a reply…

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