Observation 221847: Hypsizygus ulmarius (Bull.) Redhead

When: 2015-11-05

Collection location: Centennial Gardens, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: SaraJE

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-13% (3)
Recognized by sight
-14% (3)
Used references: Stamets, Growing Gourmet & Medicinal Mushrooms
46% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Gills are not serrate, Walt.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-11-06 01:41:15 -02 (-0200)

Thanks for giving us the current name.

Gill edges
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2015-11-05 23:09:37 -02 (-0200)

Can’t tell from the photo if they are serrate (saw toothed). If not this is likely H. ulmarius.

What does Pleurotus taste like?
By: SaraJE
2015-11-05 20:42:01 -02 (-0200)

When I become confidant enough to eat mushrooms from were I find them that will be a pretty amazing day :)

When young,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-11-05 18:15:39 -02 (-0200)

most Pleurotus are incredibly edible. Hope you can find some nice, tastey ones.

Ok .Thank you
By: SaraJE
2015-11-05 18:10:51 -02 (-0200)

Thanks for the information. I am still learning .

I wanted to call this P. pulmonarius
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-11-05 17:47:09 -02 (-0200)

in your area. But Stamets’ lists this as P. ostreatus, based on growth on hardwoods. P. pulmonarius grows on conifers in the West (although I’ve only seen it once on that substrate).

Thank you
By: SaraJE
2015-11-05 17:46:19 -02 (-0200)

Seems to be a good year for fungus. I am noticing more this year then most.

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