from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or consisting of minute scales.
- adj. Having a thallus consisting of numerous squamules. Used of certain lichens.
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- adj. Having small scales.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having little scales; squamellate; squamulate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as squamulate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. covered with tiny scales
+Cap+ a golden brown or bright cinnamon color, 1½ to 4 inches broad, umbonate, silky, shining, squamulose, with yellowish fibrils, and then smooth.
Thallus usually verrucose, areolate or subareolate, tending toward squamulose conditions, better developed than in other members of the family, scarcely ever showing granulate conditions, and never disappearing entirely; apothecia also larger than in the other genera, adnate to immersed, usually black, but rarely white-pruinose; hypothecium usually dark brown; hymenium pale to light brown; spores
The pileus is expanded, umbonate, thin except at the umbo, minutely floccose squamulose, no pinkish tinge noted; the flesh is white, but on the umbo changing to flesh color where wounded.
The = pileus = is thin, convex or later expanded, of a watery appearance, nearly smooth or scurfy or slightly squamulose.
It is dry, on the center finely tomentose to minutely squamulose, sometimes the scales splitting up into concentric rows around the cap.
= Stem = cylindrical, even, twisted somewhat, white, striate and minutely squamulose like the pileus, but with coarser scales, especially toward the base, solid, flesh white.
P. 6-10 cm. plane, margin striate, grey, yellow, brown, or white; g. pallid; s. 10-12 cm. narrowed upwards, minutely squamulose, volva large, margin free; sp.
(squamulose), rough (scabrous), dotted, lacerated, or be marked with a network of veins (reticulated).
(granular) or with minute scales (squamulose) shining like satin, or kid-like in its texture.
(floccose squamulose), and covered with a yellow powder (pulverulent), sometimes with cracks (rimose).