Stereum ostrea grows in profusion on dead wood in wet forests. Always a goldeny colour with brown stripes, the upper surface can be slightly hairy. Each fruiting body is deeply funnel shaped, and broadly attached to the wood on which it is growing.
- Stereum ostrea, Upper Allyn, October 29, 2003
- Stereum ostrea, on wood, Carey's Peak Walk, Barrington National Park, NSW, Australia, April 2010.
- Stereum ostrea, but much brighter yellow and much flatter than surrounding specimens, Carey's Peak Walk, Barrington Nati