(Scientific Name: Flammulina velutipes) A mushroom commonly found growing on tree trunks or tree roots. It grows in long clusters of string-like stems with small white caps. It has a mild flavor and a texture that is somewhat crunchy and is a good addition to salads, soups, meat dishes, and as a garnish. The spongy base should be removed before using. Also known as an "enoki" mushroom.