Cap cluster about 15" across

Oyster Mushroom

Pleurotus ostreatus

Growing on hardwood patio furniture in Santa Ana, Orange County, CA. 9/27/13. © Joanne Schwartz

Family Pleurotaceae

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Found by Suki Nishizaki Jan 13, 2016 at Pelanconi Park in Anaheim Hills, probably on a Cottonwood.9


Gills under caps

White spore deposit on caps underneath others

Firm attachment to tree/wood on back of cluster

4 " Cluster on hardwood of outdoor furniture


Lawn chair habitat!