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Pleurotus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pleurotus
Tree Number(s)
B01.300.179.100.650
Unique ID
D020076
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020076
Scope Note
A genus of basidiomycetous fungi, family Pleurotaceae, order AGARICALES, that grows on logs or tree stumps in shelflike layers. The species P. ostreatus, the oyster mushroom, is a choice edible species and is the most frequently encountered member of the genus in eastern North America. (Alexopoulos et al., Introductory Mycology, 4th ed, p531)
Entry Term(s)
Oyster Mushrooms
Pleurotus ostreatus
Shimeji Mushrooms
Registry Number
txid5320
Related Numbers
txid5322
Previous Indexing
Basidiomycota (1966-1998)
Polyporaceae (1988-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Pleurotus Preferred
Oyster Mushrooms Narrower
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