Phoenix Oyster - Pleurotus pulmonarius
The Phoenix Oyster hosts a large complex of varieties, offering cultivators a rich resource for new strains. He is easy to cultivate. Fruiting bodies get a diameter of 5 to 20 cm. The cap is greyish white to beige to lilac gray. Taste, shelf live and culinaric use are simmilar to the Tree Oyster mushroom. The main difference between this two species is that the Phoenix Oyster grows at higher temperature, therefor it is predestined for cultivation during the warmer month.