Maitake

Maitake mushroom closeup

Grifola frondosa

The Dancing Mushroom

Maitake (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Japanese 舞茸 (maitake).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: mai‧ta‧ke

Noun

maitake (countable and uncountable, plural maitakes)

  1. Grifola frondosa, an edible polypore mushroom that grows in clusters at the bases of trees.

Synonyms

  • hen of the woods, ram's head, sheep's head, signorina

Translations

Anagrams

  • take aim

Japanese

Romanization

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