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Noun1.milkcap - edible mushroommilkcap - edible mushroom      
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
genus Lactarius, 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
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Lactarius deterrimus, also known as false saffron milkcap, is an edible mushroom from the family Russulaceae that mainly grows in coniferous woods in northern, northeastern, and Central Europe.
Purple Brittlegill, Velvet Shank and Orange Milkcap are three types of what?
Autumn is the ideal time to identify fungi in the woods, with eye-catching species such as the fly agaric and scarlet elfcup, as well as better camouflaged fungi such as milkcaps and the collared earthstar.