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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Pleurotaceae: Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.) P.Kumm.

Pleurotus ostreatus – oyster mushroom

Synonyms: Agaricus convivarum, Agaricus fuligineus, Agaricus glandulosus, Agaricus macropus, Agaricus ochraceus, Agaricus ostreatus, Agaricus reticulatus, Agaricus revolutus, Agaricus salignus, Agaricus spodoleucus, Crepidopus ostreatus, Dendrosarcus glandulosus, Dendrosarcus macropus, Dendrosarcus nigripes, Dendrosarcus ostreatus, Dendrosarcus revolutus, Dendrosarcus spodoleucus, Dendrosarcus suberis, Panus carpathicus, Pleurotus glandulosus, Pleurotus limpidus, Pleurotus macropus, Pleurotus nudipes, Pleurotus peregrinus, Pleurotus revolutus, Pleurotus salignus, Pleurotus spodoleucus, Pleurotus suberis.

Common name: oyster mushroom.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Pleurotus ostreatus, the pearl oyster mushroom or tree oyster mushroom, is a common edible mushroom. It was first cultivated in Germany as a subsistence measure during World War I and is now grown commercially around the world for food. It is related to the similarly cultivated king oyster mushroom. Oyster mushrooms can also be used industrially for mycoremediation purposes.

Arabic: محاري شائع, Bashkir: Ҡарама бәшмәге, Basque: Belarri landu, Belarusian: Вешанка звычайная, Bulgarian: Кладница (гъба), Cantonese: 蠔菇, Catalan: Auriana, Chinese: 平菇, Czech: Hlíva ústřičná, Danish: Almindelig østershat, Dutch: Gewone oesterzwam, Esperanto: Ostrofungo, Estonian: Austerservik, Finnish: Osterivinokas, Galician: Pleuroto, Georgian: ხეთამხალი, German: Austern-Seitling, Hungarian: Késői laskagomba, Indonesian: Jamur tiram, Irish: Arc oisreach, Japanese: ヒラタケ, Kazakh: Устрицалық вешенка, Korean: 느타리, Latvian: Austeru sānause, Lithuanian: Gluosninė kreivabudė, Luxembourgish: Austerechampignon, Malay: Cendawan tiram, Minangkabau: Cindawan tiuang, Moksha: Устрицень вешенка, Nepali: कन्य च्याउ, Pashto: ٌصدفي پوڅکۍ, Persian: قارچ صدفی (گونه), Polish: Boczniak ostrygowaty, Portuguese: Shimeji-preto, Quechua: Rinri q'utu qumutu, Romanian: Păstrăv de fag, Russian: Вёшенка обыкновенная, Serbian: Буковача, Serbo-Croatian: Bukovača, Slovak: Hliva ustricová, Swedish: Ostronmussling, Thai: เห็ดนางรม, Tibetan: ལེབ་ཤྭ།, Turkish: Kavak mantarı, Ukrainian: Плеврот черепичастий, Vietnamese: Nấm sò.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) in Huntsville Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-12-08.htm">December 8, 2013</A>
LinkOyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) in Huntsville Park. Texas, December 8, 2013
Location on mapsForest Service Road 286, Sam Houston National Forest, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) on a tree in Huntsville Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-12-28.htm">December 28, 2013</A>
LinkOyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) on a tree in Huntsville Park. Texas, December 28, 2013
Location on mapsForest Service Road 286, Sam Houston National Forest, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2014-07-26.htm">July 26, 2014</A>
LinkOyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 26, 2014
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-22.htm">September 22, 2018</A>
LinkOyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, September 22, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Masses of oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-22.htm">September 22, 2018</A>
LinkMasses of oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, September 22, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Gills of oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-22.htm">September 22, 2018</A>
LinkGills of oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, September 22, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-23.htm">November 23, 2018</A>
LinkOyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, November 23, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) on a tree fallen across a creek in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-23.htm">November 23, 2018</A>
LinkOyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) on a tree fallen across a creek in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, November 23, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Caps of oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-23.htm">November 23, 2018</A>
LinkCaps of oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, November 23, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Gills of oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-23.htm">November 23, 2018</A>
LinkGills of oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, November 23, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) on a thin fallen tree on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest north from Monrgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-09-29.htm">September 29, 2019</A>
LinkOyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) on a thin fallen tree on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest north from Monrgomery. Texas, September 29, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Caps of Oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) on a fallen oak tree on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest north from Monrgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-09-29.htm">September 29, 2019</A>
LinkCaps of Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) on a fallen oak tree on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest north from Monrgomery. Texas, September 29, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) on a fallen oak branch on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-27.htm">December 27, 2019</A>
LinkOyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) on a fallen oak branch on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, December 27, 2019
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Gills of oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) on a fallen oak branch on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-27.htm">December 27, 2019</A>
LinkGills of oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) on a fallen oak branch on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, December 27, 2019
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Mature oyster mushrooms (<B>Pleurotus ostreatus</B>) at the base of a dry oak on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-12.htm">January 12, 2020</A>
LinkMature oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) at the base of a dry oak on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, January 12, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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