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 (mī-tä′kē, -kĕ)
An edible polypore mushroom (Grifola frondosa) native to Japan and North America that produces large clusters of overlapping gray or brown fan-shaped caps, grows at the base of trees or in cultivation, and is prized in Japanese cuisine and used as a dietary supplement. Also called hen of the woods.

[Japanese, dancing mushroom (from the resemblance of the layered, frondlike caps to the long fluttering sleeves of traditional Japanese dancers) : mai-, stem of mau, to dance (from Old Japanese mahu) + take, mushroom (from Old Japanese).]
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But the keen chef - who teaches students how to identify edible mushrooms and cook them - added: "I will make soups and pate, roast, grilled and fried maitake, maitake tikka masala, fragrant Thai hen broth and hen in a pot.
Look for golden chanterelles, orangey red lobsters, feathery white and brown maitake or hen of the woods that look like a homecoming chrysanthemum corsage, as well as many others.
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