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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Biology) a cobwebby remnant of the partial veil which in some mature mushrooms hang from the edges of the cap.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun a cobwebby partial veil consisting of silky fibrils

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