enokitake

Definition

Food

  • A small delicately flavoured mushroom, Flammulina velutipes, which grows in clumps at the base of the Chinese hackberry tree. They have slender stalks (up to 8 cm long) with a white gold cap. Sold in clumps for use as a garnish or in Japanese salads such as aemono and sunomono. Available fresh or dried.
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