Facts from Wikipedia
– Scientific name is Pleurotus.
– It is a genus of gilled mushrooms which includes one of the most widely eaten mushrooms in the world
– It is found in both tropical and temperate climates throughout the world.
– It is popular for cooking, torn up instead of sliced, especially in stir fry or sauté, because they are consistently thin, and so will cook more evenly than uncut mushrooms of other types.