The Lung Oyster is a mushroom of many names and applications, often detailed as the “Phoenix mushroom”, “Indian Oyster”, or the “Phoenix Tail Oyster”. This edible fruiting body favors warmer conditions and will grow prolifically in ideal environments. Oyster mushrooms are often regarded for their role in eco-friendly applications, from cleaning oil spills to using myceliated substrate for packing material. The worlds of culinary, medical, and environmental all have something to benefit from the Lung Oyster, making it a creative addition for any collector.
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