- (of a plant or animal) having a covering of prickles or small spines.
Origin of echinulate
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Echinulate, term applied to minute spinous processes, on the spores for example.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.
George Francis Atkinson
The sporidia in many cases are large, reticulated, echinulate or verrucose, and mostly somewhat globose.
The spores are more or less globose, and rough or echinulate, at least in many species.