shiitake

DEFINITIONS OF: shiitake

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n edible east Asian mushroom having a golden or dark brown to blackish cap and an inedible stipe

Synonyms:
Chinese black mushroom, Lentinus edodes, Oriental black mushroom, golden oak mushroom, shiitake mushroom
Type of:
fungus
an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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