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Pleurotus pulmonarius

Distribution: Northern hemisphere, coniferous forests.

Habitat: Temperate coniferous forests.

Substrate: Conifer wood.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

A classic Oyster Mushroom but on conifer wood rather than hardwood. Part of the P. ostreatus species complex. Pale gray-whitish caps, gills, lateral stems, on dead wood.

Accepted Name:
Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fr.) Quél.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Pleurotus pulmonarius in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Pleurotus pulmonarius photos.

3 photographs:
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