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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The cultivation of mushrooms of the genus Pleurotus is of great economic interest.
In order to contribute to this problem, the use of ligninolytic fungi such as those of the genus Pleurotus capable of synthesizing a complex of extracellular enzymes, mainly peroxidases and Laccases (p-diphenol: dioxygen: oxide-reductase) these are extracellular glycoproteins containing copper and a molecular weight between 60 and 80 kDa, have the capacity to reduce molecular oxygen to two molecules of water and simultaneously work in the oxidation of many aromatic substrates (9).
Oyster mushrooms are one of the most popular edible mushrooms and belong to the genus Pleurotus and the family Pleurotaceae [26].
Medicinal value of the genus Pleurotus (Fr.) P.Karst.
Previous studies demonstrated that numerous species of the genus Pleurotus possess the ability to absorb Se from the medium [14, 20, 21].
The genus Pleurotus is one of the most edible mushroom cultivated in Brazil due to low cost, easy availability of substrates for its cultivation and high biological efficiency, adapting well to the condition of tropical climate (Azevedo et al.