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  • n. A cobweb-like annulus on certain types of mushroom.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cobwebby remnant of the partial veil which in some mature mushrooms hang from the edges of the cap.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In hymenomycetous fungi, a marginal veil ruptured at its connection with the stipe, and hanging from the pileus as a shreddy membrane. Also called curtain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cobwebby partial veil consisting of silky fibrils


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