Definition of butter cap in English:

butter cap


  • 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

    • ‘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.’