MycoKey : the species Pleurotus ostreatus

Generic short diagnoses: Excentrically or laterally stipitate, fleshy, rather tough, lignicolous agarics with mostly white to greyish pileus, decurrent lamellae and whitish or purplish spores.


Pleurotus ostreatus - DK: almindelig østershat, UK: Oyster Mushroom

Pleurotus ostreatus , almindelig østershat, Oyster Mushroom, blågrå østerssopp, ostronmussling, Gewone oesterzwam, Austern-Seitling, Pleurote en forme d
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-94.396
Pleurotus ostreatus , almindelig østershat, Oyster Mushroom, blågrå østerssopp, ostronmussling, Gewone oesterzwam, Austern-Seitling, Pleurote en forme d
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-99.523
Pleurotus ostreatus , almindelig østershat, Oyster Mushroom, blågrå østerssopp, ostronmussling, Gewone oesterzwam, Austern-Seitling, Pleurote en forme d
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-99.532
Pleurotus ostreatus , almindelig østershat, Oyster Mushroom, blågrå østerssopp, ostronmussling, Gewone oesterzwam, Austern-Seitling, Pleurote en forme d
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-01.455
Pleurotus ostreatus , almindelig østershat, Oyster Mushroom, blågrå østerssopp, ostronmussling, Gewone oesterzwam, Austern-Seitling, Pleurote en forme d
lamellae
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-07.310
Pleurotus ostreatus , almindelig østershat, Oyster Mushroom, blågrå østerssopp, ostronmussling, Gewone oesterzwam, Austern-Seitling, Pleurote en forme d
habitat
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-07.310
Pleurotus ostreatus , almindelig østershat, Oyster Mushroom, blågrå østerssopp, ostronmussling, Gewone oesterzwam, Austern-Seitling, Pleurote en forme d
sporedeposit
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, 2004
Pleurotus ostreatus , almindelig østershat, Oyster Mushroom, blågrå østerssopp, ostronmussling, Gewone oesterzwam, Austern-Seitling, Pleurote en forme d
mix of edible species/varaieties
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-10.002

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