maitake

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 舞茸 (maitake).

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  • Hyphenation: mai‧ta‧ke

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maitake (countable and uncountable, plural maitakes)

  1. Grifola frondosa, an edible polypore mushroom that grows in clusters at the bases of trees.
    • 2007 November 9, Stephen Regenold, “Hot on the Trail of the Edible Fungi in Illinois”, in New York Times[1]:
      Truffles, maitake, matsutake, king boletes, shiitake and dozens of other edible types are hunted commercially around the planet.

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maitake

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まいたけ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of マイタケ