- a thin, long-stemmed and tiny-capped white mushroom, Flamma velutipes, native to the northern mountain ranges of Japan and prized as a food.
Origin of enoki
< Japanese enoki(-take), equivalent to enoki hackberry, Chinese nettle tree (< *ey no kiy; *ai hackberry + no particle + *koy tree) + take mushroom
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The spirit of the God Kjin resides in the enoki tree, the God to whom very old dolls are dedicated.
Kjin is supposed to reside in the enoki tree, and in front of this tree there is a small shrine and torii.