The Oyster Mushroom

Pleurotus sp.

Versatile and meaty, this mushroom is cherished around the globe and throughout many types of cuisines. Known for its wide fruiting temperatures, different varieties can be found fruiting nearly year round in many parts of the world.  We are now looking to this mushroom species for its mycoremediation potential, and it has already been found to be of use in cleaning up oil spills,  purifying water, and detoxifying its environment.

Fruiting  season: Year round


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