enokitake


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e·no·ki·ta·ke

 (ĭ-nō′kē-tä′kē, -dä′-) or e·no·ki·da·ke (-dä′-)
n.
A mushroom (Flammulina velutipes) native to North America and eastern Asia that has a brown cap with a velvety stem when growing outdoors and a small white cap with a long thin stem when cultivated.

[Japanese : enoki, Japanese hackberry tree (Celtis sinensis var. japonica), on whose stumps the mushroom commonly grows + take, mushroom.]

enokitake

(əˌnəʊkiːˈtɑːkiː)
n
(Plants) a mushroom of the genus Flammulina used in Asian cuisine
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