Beech mushroom - Hypsizygus tessellatus

Syn.: Buna-shimeji, Yamabiko, Hon-shimeji (Mountain Echo Mushroom), Tamo-motashi

This mushroom is considered one of the most "gourmet" of the Oyster-like mushrooms, because of his fine textured. Recently, this mushroom has been attributed to having anti-cancer properties. The mushroom is hemispheric to plane and marbled with "water spots" on the cap. The measuring is 2-7 cm. Cap margin inrolled to incurved.