partial veil

partial veil
A veil which covers the mushroom gills from the edge of the cap to the stem.

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  • partial veil — noun membrane of the young sporophore of various mushrooms extending from the margin of the cap to the stem and is ruptured by growth; represented in mature mushroom by an annulus around the stem and sometimes a cortina on the margin of the cap • …   Useful english dictionary

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