- From Japanese 榎茸 (enokitake). (Wiktionary)
- Short for enokidake. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The hon shimiji, which I think I know as enoki mushrooms, brought a light smokiness and the pickled ramp bottoms again brought a zing.”
“Shinto, and also in many Buddhist, temple grounds, is planted the tree called enoki  which is sacred to him, and in which he is supposed by the peasantry to dwell; for they pray before the enoki always to Kojin.”
“And the "enoki" in "enokitake" apparently is hackberry, "lotus tree", or otherwise known as a type of elm.”
“As it works, she takes another taper, filled with enoki mushroom stems, to the small refrigerator and comes back with saucepan and whisk.”
“We dropped in slices of onion and cabbage and enoki and chrysanthemum leaves for long simmering to enrich the broth.”
“We loved the earthy wood ear and delicate enoki mushrooms, and the crunchy lotus root.”
“The vegan stew is making an appearance again – this time with sihmeji and enoki mushrooms.”
“It contains fried tofu, mushrooms, enoki mushrooms, onion and squash all simmered in a spicy sauce and sprinkled with scallions and sesame.”
“Nigiri with salmon roe, tamagoyaki, avocado, enoki mushrooms and fried tofu on sushi rice.”
“Their Malaysian Curry Noodle Soup comes with egg noodles in a coconut chicken broth topped with sautéed chicken, eggplant, green beans, enoki mushrooms, shitakes, onions and frizzled shallots.”
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