genus Lactarius


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Noun1.genus Lactarius - large genus of agarics that have white spore and contain a white or milky juice when cut or brokengenus Lactarius - large genus of agarics that have white spore and contain a white or milky juice when cut or broken; includes both edible and poisonous species
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Agaricaceae, family Agaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushrooms
Lactarius delicioso, milkcap - edible mushroom
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Milk mushrooms of North America; a field identification guide to the genus Lactarius.
While milk mushrooms are a common sight during summer and fall in North America, there has until now been no single non-technical volume about the genus Lactarius.