Observation 149035: Pleurotus (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2013-10-17
Collection location: York, Maine, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On apple tree. Fuzzy/hairy cap with partial veil remnants. Decurrent yellowing gills.

Proposed Names

33% (2)
Eye3
Used references: Kuo, M. (2009, April). Pleurotus dryinus. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/pleurotus_dryinus.html
56% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Thanks for the comment Walt
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2016-03-04 15:35:05 PST (-0800)

Sure looks to be Pleurotus as you say. If Pleurotus, what else could it be? Possibly P. levis if no veil: http://www.bio.utk.edu/mycology/Pleurotus/key.htm Is it possible that there is some variability based on where and how this specimen is growing?

Veil?
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2016-02-18 13:12:26 PST (-0800)

Maybe disappearing but these gills are much more decurrent than is usual for P. dryinus.

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