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synonyms for floccose

  • woolly
  • flocculent
  • fluffy
  • hairy
  • hirsute
  • lanose
  • pileous
  • pilose
  • shaggy
  • soft
  • whiskered
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How to use floccose in a sentence

The plants are usually hygrophanous, but when dry, floccose or slightly silky.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
This species differs mainly from H. leporinus in that the latter is quite floccose on the pileus.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
Pileus is rather fleshy, convex, then expanded, torn into adpressed floccose scales.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
Veil rather thick, floccose, disappearing, leaving remnant on stem and margin of pileus when fresh.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
Stem even at the base, tapering to a short root, transversely floccose, scaly both above and below the ring.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
Usually the cap, stem, and the gills are covered with a floccose substance which will serve to identify the species.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
The veil is floccose and quite thick when the plant is young.
STUDIES OF AMERICAN FUNGI. MUSHROOMS, EDIBLE, POISONOUS, ETC.GEORGE FRANCIS ATKINSON
Somewhat resembling C. elatior but smaller, and veil not floccose.
EUROPEAN FUNGUS FLORA: AGARICACEAEGEORGE MASSEE
It has a big, ragged, floccose ring, and the pithy stem is inclined to be hollow.
MUSHROOM CULTUREW. ROBINSON
Name from , a lock of wool, in allusion to the floccose down.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOCCOSE

  • floccose
  • flocculent
  • fluffy
  • hairy
  • hirsute
  • lanose
  • pileous
  • pilose
  • shaggy
  • soft
  • whiskered
  • woolly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.