Observation 179779: Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2014-08-19

Collection location: Borovoye National Park, Akmola District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

52.965278° 70.38275° 509m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Pleurotus pulmonaris (Fr.) Quel. Tricholomatace Agaricales (Вешенка беловатая).

Cap: 4-10cm gently convex and margin curved down, up to flat or sunken when old with wavy margin, white up to yellowish-white, then dull yellow or brownish-white when old or dried; odor is pleasant.
Flesh is white, yellowish-white when old or dried.
Gills: descending along stalk, narrow, close white, then yellowish-white.
Stalk: 0.5-2cm long, 1-2cm thick covered with gills and inter grows with wood; white, then yellowish- white. Stalk is at the edge of a cap bottom.
Edibility: good.
Habitat: small groups on partially rotten birch stumps or trunks, minor at living birches. There is another kind of Oyster (?) mushroom under these birches in the same location at birch-tree roots (observation # 177215). People gathered up both kinds for food under a name Oyster mushroom.
Season: June – August.

18.08.2014_744, 744_1 52.9536944°"N”, 70.384833°"E”, 490m
21.08.2014_747_3 52.964250°"N”, 70.382944°"E”, 441m


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