from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Shaped like a bell.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Having the form of a bell; bell-shaped.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Bot.) Bell-shaped.
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- adjective Shaped like a
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- adjective shaped like a bell or campana
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+Cap+ reddish-brown, 3 to 6 inches broad, fleshy; when young egg-shaped, and then campanulate, and flattening out with a broad, obtuse umbo.
+Cap+ 2 to 4 inches broad, ovate, campanulate, then spreading, obtuse, with a cuticle, sticky in moist weather, rarely sprinkled with one or two fragments of the volva, the margin regular, even.
The flowers are 2 in. long, bell-shaped; the petals shining lemon-yellow, with a tinge of brown on the outside, whilst the sepals are like a number of fish-scales, overlapping each other down the outside of the campanulate tube.
Pileus, scaly or warted.campanulate. silky, cracked or fibrillose.umbonate. umbilicate. striate.
In this genus also the stem is cartilaginous, the cap is sometimes bell-shaped (campanulate) and slender.
Abdomen with a short petiole to the basal segment, which is very short and campanulate; at its posterior margin are two minute, obscure, pale spots; beneath, the margins of the apical segments are rufo-piceous.
Abdomen shining and rather finely punctured; the basal segment narrow and campanulate; the margins of the segments thickly fringed with silvery-white hair; the cheeks, sides of the thorax, and beneath the legs and abdomen with scattered long silvery-white hairs.
Flowers are produced on slender scapes, 3in. to 4in. long, singly, from the long membranous spatha; they are 1¼in. across the expanded perianth, and about the same length; the six divisions are rather longer than the tube, and of a pale yellow or lemon colour; the crown or nectary is campanulate, longer than the petal-like divisions, lobed, fringed, and of a deep yellow colour.
Abdomen: the basal segment campanulate, the petiole short; a narrow yellow fascia on the apical margin of all the segments.
_Mushrooms that have the Cap bell-shaped (campanulate) and Marked with
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