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- adj. Formed like a fistula; hollow; reed-like.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Formed like a fistula; hollow; reedlike.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as fistulous.
The stem is cartilaginous as in _Collybia_, and is usually hollow or fistulose.
The = stem = is cylindrical, equal, smooth, fistulose, of the same color as the pileus, becoming darker, and often with whitish fibrils at the base.
The = stem = is clavate, pale cream buff in color, solid, becoming irregularly fistulose in age, bulbous or somewhat ventricose below, the bulb often large and abrupt, 1.5 -- 3 cm. in diameter.
The = stem = is stuffed, later fistulose, even, fragile, striate often above the annulus.
These terms apply only to the natural condition of the stem, and not the condition brought about by larvæ, which eat out the interior of the stem, causing it to be hollow or fistulose.
The stem is either entirely cartilaginous or has a cartilaginous rind, while the central portion of the stem is fibrous, or fleshy, stuffed or fistulose.
The = stem = is clay color to ochre yellow, enlarged below, spongy, stuffed, fistulose, soft, fibrous, more or less ascending at the base.
The flesh is white, and very spongy, especially in age, when it is apt to be irregularly fistulose.
The = stem = is very slender, flexuous, or straight, fistulose, tough, with soft hairs at the base, usually yellowish, sometimes the same color as the cap, and viscid like the cap when moist.
_fistulose_ (Fig. 245); and if the center is filled with a pithy substance it is _stuffed_ (Fig. 243).
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