"shiitakes" in the noun sense
1. shiitake, shiitake mushroom, Chinese black mushroom, golden oak mushroom, Oriental black mushroom, Lentinus edodes
edible east Asian mushroom having a golden or dark brown to blackish cap and an inedible stipe
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