Pleurotus

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

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Pleurotus m

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

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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-v2.svg Pleurotus#Taxonomy on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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