-- field key --

6 Pleurotoid:  oyster mushroom group


Stem absent
off-center (eccentric)



Cap fleshy to tough.

Stem absent, eccentric, or lateral.

Gills decurrent if short stem or stub-like stem present.

Veils absent.




Oyster mushroom
Pleurotus ostreatus
another


another
White oysterette
Cheimophyllum (Pleurotus) candidissimum


Elm oyster
Hypsizygus (Pleurotus) ulmarius
another



Look-alikes include Lentinellus, Panellus, Crepidotus, etc.
Bear Lentinus
Lentinellus ursinus
Ruddy Panus
Panus rudis


Late fall oyster
Panellus serotinus
Luminescent Panellus
Panellus stipticus


Orange mock oyster -- pink spored
Phyllotopsis nidulans
Stalkless Paxillus -- brown spored
Paxillus panuoides


brown spored
Crepidotus sp.
same, from below


leathery look alike: Multicolor gill polypore
Lenzites betulina
leathery look alike: Yellow-red gill polypore
Gloeophyllum sepiarium