Observation 55229: Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.) P. Kumm.

When: 2010-10-11

Collection location: Madison Co., Alabama, USA [Click for map]

Who: dial8

No specimen available

Found at te base of a cut tree. They were growing within the sawdust shavings. Found last year during one of the fall months.

[admin – Sun Nov 14 14:13:42 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Madison Co, Alabama, USA’ to ‘Madison Co., Alabama, USA



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Very cool!
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2010-10-28 10:17:36 CDT (-0500)

Find! I thought the same thing "That has to be grifola frondosa….

By: dial8
2010-10-13 09:33:27 CDT (-0500)

Thank you both very much for the kind words.


very cool …
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2010-10-12 10:49:51 CDT (-0500)

I thought, “That’s gotta be a hen,” until I saw the gills in
the full-sized photo. Neat stuff.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-10-11 18:19:01 CDT (-0500)

Created: 2010-10-11 11:07:43 CDT (-0500)
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