Pleurotus

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Translingual[edit]

Pleurotus ostreatus

Etymology[edit]

New Latin pleuro- + Ancient Greek οὖς (oûs).

Proper noun[edit]

Pleurotus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Pleurotaceae — certain gilled mushrooms, including some widely eaten species.

Usage notes[edit]

The genus was defined in 1871, by moving species previously placed in Agaricus. Since then, some species have been moved to other genera. See Wikipedia-logo.png Pleurotus#Taxonomy on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Pleurotus#Taxonomy

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