Talk:shiitake

donkoEdit

What are the kanji for "donko" (a high grade of shiitake)? 71.66.97.228 21:46, 7 December 2010 (UTC)

  It's literally "winter's child": 冬子(どんこ, donko). Apparently shiitake cultivated in the winter have thicker flesh and make for better product once dried. Source is Daijirin. -- Eiríkr Útlendi │ Tala við mig 22:35, 19 February 2013 (UTC)
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