Enokitake (榎茸, エノキタケ, Japanese pronunciation: [enokitake], /ɨˌnoʊkiˈtɑːkiː/), also Enokidake (榎茸, エノキダケ, Japanese pronunciation: [enokidake], /ɨˌnoʊkiˈdɑːkiː/) or Enoki (榎, エノキ, Japanese pronunciation: [enoki], /ɨˈnoʊki/), is a long, thin white mushroom used in East Asian cuisine (such as that of China, Japan, Vietnam and Korea). These mushrooms are cultivars of Flammulina velutipes, also known by the name golden needle mushroom orlily mushroom. Wild forms differing in color, texture, and sliminess are called names including seafood mushrooms, winter mushrooms or winter fungus, velvet foot, velvet stem or velvet shank.
Enoki Mushrooms are long thin white mushrooms used mostly in Asian cuisine. Enoki are firm and crisp. They are best used in soups and sometimes eaten raw in salads.
All of our Enoki Mushrooms are grown locally in the Fraser Valley and are available year-round.