syn.: abalone mushroom | swe.: Ostronmussling | nor.: Blågrå østerssopp | fin.: Osterivinokas | dt.: Austernseitling, Austernpilz
Most people might recognize oyster mushrooms from the shelves of their nearby supermarket. As one of the worlds most cultivated mushrooms it is a widely distributed agricultural product and especially popular in China and other Asian kitchens. Only few are aware that in its wild form it is widely distributed throughout Europe and North America.