Origin of whitish
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Its plumage is a whitish grey; and it is about the size of a capon.The History of Louisiana
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It is quite large in size, white or whitish, very woolly or floccose.
The gills are distant, rather broad, shortly decurrent, whitish.
The gills are strongly decurrent, crowded, narrow, and white or whitish.
The gills are close, decurrent, whitish, some of them forked at the base.