Oyster mushroom

Oyster mushroom

Common name: Oyster mushroom, grey oyster, straw mushroom, hiratake, tamogitake Botanical name: Pleurotus ostreatus Family: Pleurotaceae (Oyster mushroom) Worldwide distribution: Widespread and common throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Northern Africa and Australia. Local distribution: Common and widespread in Britain and Ireland. Habitat: Grow on deciduous trees. Foraging season: All year round, best in late autumn … Read more