oyster fungus


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Related to oyster fungus: Pleurotus ostreatus, oyster plants
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Noun1.oyster fungus - edible agaric with a soft greyish cap growing in shelving masses on dead woodoyster fungus - edible agaric with a soft greyish cap growing in shelving masses on dead wood
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
genus Pleurotus, Pleurotus - agarics with white spores and caps having an eccentric stem; an important mushroom of Japan
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Ergota-4,6,8,22-tetraen-3-one from the edible fungus Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster fungus).