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butter cap

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Definition of butter cap in English:

noun

A buff-coloured woodland toadstool with a greasy cap, found in both Eurasia and North America and typically growing in tufts and often in rings.
  • Collybia butyracea, family Tricholomataceae, class Hymenomycetes
Example sentences
  • They sell maitake, shiitake, oyster, lion's mane, chestnut, scallops and butter cap mushrooms in 1/2 pound sacks for $6 and one pound sacks for $10.
  • Little grilled quails with spring butter caps and giblet sauce.

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