Pleu·​ro·​tus | \ plu̇ˈrōtəs\

Definition of Pleurotus

: a genus of white-spored agarics having the pileus laterally sessile or with an eccentric stipe — see olive tree agaric , oyster mushroom

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History and Etymology for Pleurotus

New Latin, from pleur- + Greek ōt-, ous ear; from the shape of some members of the genus

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