Nameko Mushroom Udon

Nameko (Pholiota microspora) is a small amber-brown mushroom with a slightly gelatinous coating.

Nameko’s slightly gelatinous coating is composed by mucin, that is one of soluble fibers.

Nameko mushroom
Udon with Nameko, Hakusai, Abura-age and grated Daikon radish topping.
Nameko Mushroom Udon

・Nameko
is a nameko mushroom, Pholiota microspora.  滑子(なめこ) literally “slimy sumall thing”
・Udon
is a a type of thick wheat flour noodle  うどん
・Hakusai
is a nappa cabbage.  白菜(はくさい) literally “white vegetable”
・Abura-Age
is a deep fried tofu. 油揚げ(あぶらあげ) literally “fried in oil”
・Daikon
is a Japanese radish, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus. 大根(だいこん) literally “big root”