Hahah! Angie is so cool! She suggested Matsutake as a name for the dog (Shiitake having the obvious nickname problem), and I think Matsutake is perfect, ’cause the puppy is from the Mat-Su (Matanuska-Susitna) Valley! Hahah! Isn’t Angie *clever*? Ted, Ted, what do you think of Matsutake?

The matsutake mushroom: The North American Armillaria ponderosa or White Matsutake is one of the best edible mushrooms and has a distinctive spicey/piney aroma. Traditional with rice or in soup, but great with almost any dish or grilled.

This doesn’t mean we get to grill the dog, but I think it’s a perfect name! *beam*

2 thoughts on “Matsutake!

  1. Personally, I don’t care for it. Too many syllables. But then, it’s not my dog.

  2. Like Mistopholes didn’t have a lot of syllables? (Yeah, well, I named him, too.) We’ll call her Matsu.

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