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First time identify summer oyster mushroom Australia.

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looking for help to identify these oyster looking mushrooms I found. They are growing out of the wood chips from an old Moreton bay fig tree that was felled on our property. Byron bay Australia. 

From the research I have done they look the part. It sounds like there is a very close lookalike that is toxic but glows in the dark? I can’t see any glow.

first time trying to identify and hoping to take all the necessary precaution!


thanks for any help.




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Thanks for the help Bobby!

Going to remain cautious with these and look for some more insight! Seems like there is a few lookalikes I hadn’t considered. 

halfway down this Australian blog page there is some growing in Woodchips that are I’d as oyster That could be a good reference. 

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Pleurotus (Oyster Mushroom) looks like a reasonable possibility. But, I agree that Hohenbuehelia also looks like a possibility. Growth in wood chips seems unusual for Pleurotus. But, I don't know the Australian Pleurotus species. 

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