- having long, narrow grooves or channels, as plant stems, or being furrowed or cleft, as hoofs.
Origin of sulcate
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Differs from C. stenocoleus in sulcate pileus and umber stem.
Differs from M. corticola in narrow gills, and striate not sulcate pileus.
Differs from T. tigrinum in white gills and sulcate margin of pileus.
Sporangium ovoid-oblong; the calyculus small, sulcate and ribbed, granulose.
Sporangium cylindric; the calyculus small, granulose, ribbed and sulcate.
- biology marked with longitudinal parallel groovessulcate stems
C18: via Latin sulcātus from sulcāre to plough, from sulcus a furrow
- Having narrow, deep grooves.