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Old 22-05-11   #1 (permalink)
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Tilia europaea - fungal fruit bodies

Hello - these nasties have appeared on our big old European Lime - I'm thinking they look like young Pleurotus ostreatus or am I way off course? Any advice gratefully received.
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Re: Tilia europaea - fungal fruit bodies

i can't be sure but to me they do look like the oyster
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they are pleurotus sp, which one is unclear
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they are pleurotus sp, which one is unclear
I would put my bet on Pleurotus pulmonarius.
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Re: Tilia europaea - fungal fruit bodies

Thanks for the prompt replies cahps - glad I'm on the right track. Shouldn't we be tucked up in bed though - work in the morning!
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I would put my bet on Pleurotus pulmonarius.
that was where i was heading, your braver than me!
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I should point out that it was a statement rather than an invitation.

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I should point out that it was a statement rather than an invitation.

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