Introduction to Fall Mushrooms
by Michael W. Beug Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
The Oyster Mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus, is one of those delightful edible mushrooms that you can sometimes spot and correctly identify at highway speeds. Pleurotus ostreatus is a worldwide species fruiting on many kinds of tree. There are actually several species of Oyster Mushroom with caps varying from tan to gray to bright yellow to salmon. All have a white to lilac spore print and all are readily domesticated for home cultivation.