Definition of Chinese black mushroom
- The classic Chinese rendition, known as a spring roll, is long and thin, wrapped in a lacy, delicate skin, stuffed with a blend of shredded pork, shrimp, Chinese black mushrooms and bean sprouts, then deep-fried.
- —Nina Simonds, New York Times, 7 May 1986
- Fresh shiitakes are just becoming widely available in the United States. We already know it in its dried form as the dried “Chinese mushroom,” a brownish black opulent mushroom, with a large cap and a heady, earthy taste.
- —Suzanne Hamlin, Miami Herald, 22 Nov. 1982