genus Pleurotus


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Noun1.genus Pleurotus - agarics with white spores and caps having an eccentric stemgenus Pleurotus - agarics with white spores and caps having an eccentric stem; an important mushroom of Japan
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Agaricaceae, family Agaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushrooms
oyster agaric, oyster fungus, oyster mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus - edible agaric with a soft greyish cap growing in shelving masses on dead wood
olive-tree agaric, Pleurotus phosphoreus - red luminescent mushroom of Europe
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Stajic M, Sikorski J, Wasser SP, Nevo E, Genetic similarity and taxonomic relationships within the genus Pleurotus (higher Basidiomycetes) determined by RAPD analysis.
Oyster mushrooms are one of the most popular edible mushrooms and belong to the genus Pleurotus and the family Pleurotaceae [26].
Among the mushroom species genus Pleurotus is worldwide in distribution.