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Noun: shitake
  1. Edible east Asian mushroom having a golden or dark brown to blackish cap and an inedible stipe
    - shiitake, shiitake mushroom, Chinese black mushroom, golden oak mushroom, Oriental black mushroom, Lentinus edodes

Derived forms: shitakes

Type of: fungus

Part of: genus Lentinus, Lentinus

Encyclopedia: Shitake