Observation 7770: Pleurotus populinus O. Hilber & O.K. Mill.
When: 2008-05-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found close to the Lake Arthur growing on some kind of Poplar, these were sort of yellow just as in the photo.

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I think your right Irene.
By: Jim Tunney (Jim Tunney)
2008-06-11 17:56:27 CDT (-0500)

I didn’t take a spore print, but these tasted different than most oysters I’ve eaten, they tasted good, I don’t like oysters that much by themselves. I cooked some up to freeze to add to other mushroom dishes (filler) and these were much more appealing to my taste.

Pleurotus populinus?
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-06-11 00:58:22 CDT (-0500)

Growing in early summer, on Populus, makes Pleurotus populinus, The Aspen Oyster, more likely. It has cream-coloured spores.

Pleurotus ostreatus grows mainly in winter, and the spores are some shade of lilac.

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