Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Russulaceae — the milk-cap mushrooms..
  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Lactariidae — false trevallies (fish).

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Examples

  • The good news is that none of the Russula or Lactarius mushrooms will kill you, though a rare few will make you good and sick.

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  • We filled the basket in a couple of hours last Saturday, with slippery jacks (Suillus luteus) and saffron milk caps (Lactarius deliciosus), otherwise known as pine mushrooms.

    At My Table

  • I have been picking morels for twenty-five years and I have never noticed a difference in flavour between young and older morels and in other species we pick, slippery jacks (Suillus luteus) and saffron milk caps (Lactarius deliciosus), we prize younger specimens as older ones have very often started to decay, giving them strong and bitter flavours, which has nothing to do with ripeness.

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  • When I got there, she had already fried off some saffron milk caps Lactarius deliciosus that we had picked the previous weekend and wanted the cream to make sauce with them.

    At My Table

  • The above photo is of a few saffron milk caps Lactarius deliciosus that were picked a couple of days ago near Buxton, after some recent rain, with more rain due today.

    At My Table

  • Lactarius is delicious, that it is savory even when raw.

    Among the Mushrooms A Guide For Beginners

  • Russulas are seen in open woods, rising out of the earth, also the Lactarius, which seems to like the shade of trees.

    Among the Mushrooms A Guide For Beginners

  • It resembles the orange brown Lactarius in size and shape, but the color is different, so we have placed it in the orange-colored section and L. volemus in the red division of colors.

    Among the Mushrooms A Guide For Beginners

  • Why should the slopes of Lactarius be less musical than those of Aetna?

    Vergil

  • After praising Baja for its beauty [33] and Lactarius for its healthiness, he said of Scyllacium:

    The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times

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