"Pleurotus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus of basidiomycetous fungi, family POLYPORACEAE, order POLYPORALES, that grows on logs or tree stumps in shelflike layers. The species P. ostreatus, the oyster mushroom, is a choice edible species and is the most frequently encountered member of the genus in eastern North America. (Alexopoulos et al., Introductory Mycology, 4th ed, p531)
- Oyster Mushrooms
- Mushroom, Oyster
- Mushrooms, Oyster
- Oyster Mushroom
- Pleurotus ostreatus
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