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Oyster Mushroom

Pleurotus spp.

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Oyster Mushroom Overview

Pleurotus is a genus containing gilled mushroom species in the Pleurotaceae family. Common names for these mushrooms include Oyster, Abalone and Tree Mushrooms. One of the most commonly consumed mushrooms is Pleurotus ostreatus, this is commonly known by the names Pearl Oyster Mushroom and Tree Oyster Mushroom.