Definition of reishi in English:

reishi

Line breaks: rei¦shi
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪʃi/

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noun

  • A mushroom with a shiny cap which typically grows on dead or dying timber, found in Asia and North America. Preparations made from it are credited with various stimulant and health-giving properties.
    • Ganoderma lucidum, family Ganodermaceae, class Hymenomycetes

Origin

Japanese.

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