Definitions

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  • n. A mushroom of the genus Lactarius.

Etymologies

milk +‎ cap (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The colour comes from a separate parasitical fungus, Hypomyces lactifluorum, that grows on the outside of mushrooms, typically the short-stemmed russula (Russula brevipes) and the peppery milk-cap (Lactarius piperatus) .

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  • Macrolepiota procera) and false saffron milk-cap (Lactarius deterrimus

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