enoki mushroom

noun

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 But, there also exist honkaku shochu made with mugwort, chestnut, enoki mushroom, onion, green tea, wakame seaweed, shiso, and sesame. TheWeek, 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, 20 Apr. 2020 Six pregnant women have been affected by the enoki mushroom listeria outbreak, according to the CDC. NBC News, 11 Mar. 2020 Shiitake and enoki mushrooms contribute a meaty quality while bamboo shoots offer a soft crunch. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, 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, 25 May 2018 See More

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Word History

Etymology

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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Cite this Entry

“Enoki mushroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enoki%20mushroom. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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