Maitake definition

mī-tä kē, -kĕ
An edible polypore mushroom (Grifola frondosa) native to Japan and North America that produces large clusters of overlapping gray or brown fan-shaped caps, grows at the base of trees or in cultivation, and is prized in Japanese cuisine and used as a dietary supplement.
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Grifola frondosa, an edible polypore mushroom that grows in clusters at the bases of trees.
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Noun

Singular:
maitake
Plural:
maitakes

Origin of maitake

  • From Japanese マイタケ (maitake).

    From Wiktionary