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Any of several edible mushrooms of the genus Pleurotus, having a soft, flavorful, grayish cap.
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(Botany) an edible fungus, Pleurotus ostreatus, having an oyster-shaped cap, commonly found growing in clusters on the trunks of broad-leaved trees
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an edible, brownish-gray to white mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus, that grows in clusters on fallen trees or their stumps.
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|Noun||1.||oyster mushroom - 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
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