enoki mushroom


eno·​ki mushroom e-ˈnō-kē- How to pronounce enoki mushroom (audio)
variants or enoki
: a whitish cultivated agaric mushroom (Flammulina velutipes synonym Collybia velutipes) with a long thin stem and a small cap

Examples of enoki mushroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Look for enoki mushrooms in your local Asian market. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Feb. 2024 Seared scallops and enoki mushrooms grace a gorgeously creamy Tom Kha chowder, a December special, derived from a paste of galangal, lime leaves, and lemongrass slow-cooked with coconut milk. Shauna Lyon, The New Yorker, 15 Dec. 2023 Other standouts are the curry mussels with enoki mushrooms and condensed coconut milk broth and the cioppino linguine with housemade pasta and seafood in a delicate saffron broth. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Oct. 2023 The delicate enoki mushrooms give it an elegant look and its good flavor is welcome at any time of the day. Julie Giuffrida, Los Angeles Times, 15 Oct. 2023 Green Day Produce is recalling its enoki mushroom packages sold between September and October because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes – the bacteria that causes Listeria infections, according to a statement on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. Mallika Kallingal, CNN, 19 Nov. 2022 Made of iridescent acrylic that looks clear from some angles and reflects colorful light from others, these enoki mushroom earrings from Gourd Friend are the perfect homage to my favorite food. Bon Appétit, 2 Feb. 2022 Rainfield Marketing Group, Concord Farms and Marquis Worldwide Specialty voluntarily recalled their enoki mushroom products that originate from Korea and which were distributed nationwide. Kat Stromquist, Arkansas Online, 6 June 2021 Historically, the enoki mushroom farmer was entirely dependent on the wholesaler to market the goods. Frank Lavin, Forbes, 5 Apr. 2021

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Word History


Japanese enoki

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of enoki mushroom was in 1979

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“Enoki mushroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enoki%20mushroom. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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