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Pleurotus dryinus

Caps are 5-15 cm, convex to flat with depressed centre and inrolled edge, white to cream, staining yellow, with dry, suede-like surface. Gills are decurrent,  coloured as the cap, and well separated. Stalks are up to 10 cm tall, by 3 cm wide, white, and off-centre. Ring disappears with remnants forming a border around the margin of the cap (= emarginate). Spore prints are white. Widespread but not common, this distinctive species fruits on hardwood stumps and logs. Edible.