Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Pleurotaceae
Species: Pleurotus dryinus (Pers.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus acerinus
Agaricus albertinii
Agaricus corticatus
Agaricus dryinus
Agaricus spongiosus
Pleurotus acerinus
Pleurotus albertinii
Pleurotus corticatus
Pleurotus corticatus var. albertini
Pleurotus corticatus var. albertinii
Pleurotus corticatus var. tephrotrichus
Pleurotus spongiosus
Pleurotus tephrotrichus
Common Name: Veiled Oyster

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Pleurotus dryinusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Ulmus (2)
Quercus (1)
Tilia (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Tree (4)
Fallen Tree (2)
Wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
July (1)
September (3)
October (3)
November (3)
December (1)