Definitions

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

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Examples

  • 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.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • 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

  • 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.

    Setas y Hongos

  • 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

  • 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.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • 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

  • 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.

    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.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • 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.

    Archive 2007-04-01

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

    Among the Mushrooms A Guide For Beginners

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