Veiled Oyster Pleurotus dryinus (Persoon) Kummer  

Status:

Found solitary or in clusters on decaying hardwoods.

Description:

Cap: White, dry, margin inrolled; flesh white, thick. Gills: White, decurrent. Stalk: White. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 8 records in the project database.

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Veiled Oyster (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Veiled Oyster (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2010). Photo by Sue Earp. (MBP list)

A Veiled Oyster in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/4/2013). Found on a dead hardwood stick. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Veiled Oyster specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2010). Elliptical, smooth; measured 8.7-10.2 X 3.4-3.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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