Jeju Gotjawal

Stereum ostrea (갈색꽃구름버섯)

by on Aug.12, 2010, under mushrooms

Edibility : Edible unknown.

Time and place of occurrence : generated in summer ~ autumn, on the old tree of broadleaf tree

Features : The diameter of cap is 1~5cm and thickness is 1mm. Its shape is kidney or fan but it is rarely shelf shape. It has a hair of fiber whose color light gray-white alternately on the surface. Also white hair grows tight , ring patten is sag and it doesn’t have whinkle. Gills are hard and its size become irregular. Hymenium of mushroom is smooth and it has many color (white, yellow-white, light dark brown etc.) Hymenium has hypha whose shape is pipe but we can’t see it because it is colorless. Spore size is 5~6.5×2~3µm and shape is long oval. It grows a dead or old tree from a group.

The place you can see in Dongbaek Garden : It grows at trees near walking trail and under branch.

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