matsu-take

or mat·su·ta·ke

[ maht-soo-tah-kee, -key ]
/ ˌmɑt sʊˈtɑ ki, -keɪ /

noun

an edible fungus, Armillaria matsutake, of Japan.

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Origin of matsu-take

< Japanese, equivalent to matsu matsu (perhaps to be taken as “pinecone-shaped”) + take mushroom; cf. shiitake

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