#021: Pleurotus ostreatus, The Oyster Mushroom

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  1. October 17, 2016

    […] secretes toxins that paralyze the nematode before colonization by hyphae (part 2, 5:24, see FFF#021).  Other fungi use normal hyphae to infect nematode eggs (part 2, 3:29).  There are also a number […]

  2. November 25, 2016

    […] which we are most familiar. The most common edible mushrooms (white/button/portabella mushrooms, oyster mushrooms, and shiitake mushrooms) are all gilled mushrooms.  Amanita muscaria, the most recognizable […]

  3. March 3, 2017

    […] mushrooms.2 Pleurotoid means “like Pleurotus” (as in P. ostreatus, the Oyster Mushroom, FFF#021), which also grows on wood, has gills, and has a rudimentary stipe.5 There are many mushrooms that […]

  4. March 10, 2017

    […] means “like Pleurotus” and references the Oyster Mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus (FFF#021). The Oyster Mushroom is the quintessential pleurotoid mushroom: it grows on wood, lacks a […]

  5. May 5, 2017

    […] which we are most familiar. The most common edible mushrooms (white/button/portabella mushrooms, oyster mushrooms, and shiitake mushrooms), Amanita muscaria – the most recognizable mushroom in the world and the […]

  6. July 7, 2017

    […] muscaria), the grocery store button mushroom and other varieties of Agaricus bisporus, shiitakes, oyster mushrooms, and even the major “magic mushrooms” are all basidiomycetes.  However, basidiomycota also […]

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