Pleurotus cyatheae S. Ito & S. Imai

Tree Fern Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus cyatheae 

This species, described in 1939, is known only from two localities on the island of Chichijima in the Ogasawara Islands, Japan, where it apparently grew on the stems of tree ferns.

The species is considered extinct. [1]



[1] Kentaro Hosaka; Takahito Kobayashi; Michael A. Castellano; Takamichi Orihara: The status of voucher specimens of mushroom spwcies thought to be extinct from Japan. Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science Ser. B 44(2): 53-66. 2018


edited: 31.08.2020