Definition of oyster mushroom in English:

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oyster mushroom


A widely distributed edible fungus with a greyish-brown oyster-shaped cap and a very short or absent stem, growing on the wood of broadleaved trees and causing rot.
  • Pleurotus ostreatus, family Pleurotaceae, class Hymenomycetes.
Example sentences
  • For example the oyster fungus, often called the oyster mushroom, has a very short, offset stem.
  • Blue Valley Gardens brings about a dozen crops to market each year - broiler chickens and eggs, strawberries, Shiitake and oyster mushrooms, spinach, broccoli, potatoes, garlic and herbs.
  • This evening I served the steak with pak choi, oyster mushrooms, snow peas, slow roasted tomatoes, soya and lime vinaigrette and horseradish oil.

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