Japan's Hottest New Video Game Is About Mushrooms
"In the culinary pecking order for Japanese mushrooms, the nameko
, a gelatinous, light-brown, tack-size variety for the ordinary Joe, doesn't carry" the prestige of a shiitake
. "But in the world of smartphones, this slimy mushroom - found in miso soups and soba noodles - is an unlikely videogame star."
The Wall Street Journal 06/27/13