noun shi·ta·ke \shē-ˈtä-kē\

less common spelling of

  1. :  a dark Asian mushroom (Lentinus edodes of the family Agaricaceae) widely cultivated especially on woods of the beech family for its edible flavorful tan to brown cap

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