Pleurotus ostreatus

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Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.) P. Kumm. 1871

This oyster mushroom causes wood decay on broad-leaved forest trees. However, it is also edible and often cultivated on dead wood and other substrates. In general it is considered to be a weak parasite, attacking mainly sick and dying trees.

Agaricus ostreatus