floccose scales are thus left on the surface of the stem below the annulus, as in the left hand plant of Fig. 53.
It is quite large in size, white or whitish, very woolly or floccose.
Veil rather thick, floccose, disappearing, leaving remnant on stem and margin of pileus when fresh.
floccose, composed of or bearing tufts of woolly or long and soft hairs.
Stem hollow and floccose, narrow at top, ventricose; ring evanescent.
There is also a white variety (puellaris) with a floccose squamose cap.
Such a trama is said to be vesiculose to distinguish it from the ordinary or floccose trama.
These floccose scales are formed as a result of the separation of the annulus from the outer layer of the stem.
floccose, term applied to indicate delicate and soft threads, cottony extensions from the surface of any part of the mushroom.
The stem is cylindrical or slightly tapering above, hollow or stuffed, floccose scaly and abruptly bulbous below.
floccose floc·cose (flŏk'ōs)
Growing in short curving filaments or chains, closely but irregularly disposed. Used of certain bacteria.