[ al-yuh-tey-shuh s ]
/ ˌæl yəˈteɪ ʃəs /
Zoology. covered with minute cracks or wrinkles and having a pale, leathery-brown color.
having the color of soft brown leather.
Origin of alutaceous
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Examples from the Web for alutaceous
The head is a light yellow in all specimens I found, not alutaceous as Schw.
Its habitat, its reddish or alutaceous cap, and its paler gills will clearly identify the species.