Also found in: Thesaurus.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||genus Lentinus - a genus of fungus belonging to the family Tricholomataceae|
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Chinese black mushroom, golden oak mushroom, Lentinus edodes, Oriental black mushroom, shiitake, shiitake mushroom - edible east Asian mushroom having a golden or dark brown to blackish cap and an inedible stipe
Lentinus lepideus, scaly lentinus - a fungus with a scaly cap and white flesh and a ring on the stalk (with scales below the ring); odor reminiscent of licorice