also shitake noun Etymology: Japanese, from shii, the Japanese chinquapin + take mushroom Date: 1877 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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  • Shiitake — Shi|i|ta|ke [ʃi i…], der; [s], s [jap. shiitake, zu shia = Pasaniabaum u. take = Pilz, eigtl. = am Pasaniabaum wachsender Pilz]: (in Japan u. China an Stämmen von Bambus u. Eichen kultivierter u. als Speisepilz beliebter) Pilz mit rötlich braunem …   Universal-Lexikon

  • shiitake — noun edible east Asian mushroom having a golden or dark brown to blackish cap and an inedible stipe • Syn: ↑shiitake mushroom, ↑Chinese black mushroom, ↑golden oak mushroom, ↑Oriental black mushroom, ↑Lentinus edodes • Hypernyms: ↑fungus …   Useful english dictionary

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