Enoki mushroom

Flammulina velutipes

  • Enoki mushroom
  • Enoki mushroom
  • Flower name
    Enoki mushroom
  • Scientific name
    Flammulina velutipes
  • Alias榎茸, エノキダケ
  • Place of origin
  • Place of floweringHorticultural species
  • Flowering season

What is Enoki mushroom

Enoki mushrooms, scientific name:Flammulina velutipes, is a mushroom of the Physalacriaceae Department , of the Flammulina genus. Flammulina is ingest nutrients out of wood "wood-rotting fungi". Wild species are brown with thick shaft short strong cold grows stronger even in the snow, but not around much. Instead, cultivated varieties all year long circulating in Japan. Color all washed out shape the hat-shaped head, has a long vertical axis of bean sprouts. Jarred vegetables and only, miso soup, seasoned with enoki mushrooms. Cardiotonic action, or destroy the O-type red blood cell hemolysis because of Flammulina velutipes contained protein "flammutoxin", so be sure heating up and eat.
Break down the flammutoxin by heating.

Common name: Enoki mushrooms, scientific name:Flammulina velutipes, aka: enokidake, Habitat: Japan national, environment: enoki mushrooms (enoki) and stump,Shaft length: 10 cm, shaft: hollow, cultivated long vertical sprouts of the short axis of the wild species, Hardy, shape: head of shades, colors: entire whitish (cultivated varieties), Brown (wild type), harvesting season: one year (cultivated varieties), availability of food


  • Eye
    Agaricales
  • Family
    Physalacriaceae
  • Genus
    Flammulina
  • Species
    F. velutipes
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeMushroom
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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