enoki mushroom

noun
eno·​ki mushroom | \ e-ˈnō-kē- How to pronounce enoki mushroom (audio) \
variants: or enoki

Definition of enoki mushroom

: 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 But, there also exist honkaku shochu made with mugwort, chestnut, enoki mushroom, onion, green tea, wakame seaweed, shiso, and sesame. TheWeek, "A beginner's guide to Japan's oldest spirit," 5 Sep. 2020 Guan’s Mushrooms and H&C Food have recalled enoki mushrooms imported from South Korea because of listeria fears. Los Angeles Times, "Debt collectors covet your coronavirus check," 20 Apr. 2020 Six pregnant women have been affected by the enoki mushroom listeria outbreak, according to the CDC. NBC News, "Four dead, 32 sickened in listeria outbreak tied to mushrooms from Korea," 11 Mar. 2020 Shiitake and enoki mushrooms contribute a meaty quality while bamboo shoots offer a soft crunch. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Dragon King's Daughter New Albany's originality makes it shine over its Highlands sister," 14 Aug. 2019 Take a break from the heavier ingredients with enoki mushrooms, lotus-root slices, and taro, which should take half as long to burble to the surface as the meats. Jiayang Fan, The New Yorker, "Go Bold at Da Long Yi Hot Pot," 25 May 2018 Working quickly, add shiitake mushrooms, tofu, mung beans, cabbage rolls, noodles and enoki mushrooms, arranging ingredients in individual sections. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "Comfort Food That Brings the Whole Table Together," 9 May 2018 Put all ingredients except miso and enoki mushrooms in a 6- to 8-qt. Melissa King, Sunset, "Mushroom Miso Broth," 22 Jan. 2018 Take a break from the heavier ingredients with enoki mushrooms, lotus-root slices, and taro, which should take half as long to burble to the surface as the meats. Jiayang Fan, The New Yorker, "Go Bold at Da Long Yi Hot Pot," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of enoki mushroom

1979, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enoki mushroom

Japanese enoki

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“Enoki mushroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enoki%20mushroom. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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