oyster mushroom


Origin of oyster mushroom

1
First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for oyster mushroom

oyster mushroom

noun
  1. 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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