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adjective as in fleecy


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The plants are usually hygrophanous, but when dry, floccose or slightly silky.

This species differs mainly from H. leporinus in that the latter is quite floccose on the pileus.

Pileus is rather fleshy, convex, then expanded, torn into adpressed floccose scales.

Veil rather thick, floccose, disappearing, leaving remnant on stem and margin of pileus when fresh.

Stem even at the base, tapering to a short root, transversely floccose, scaly both above and below the ring.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to floccose, such as: woolly, flocculent, fluffy, hairy, hirsute, and lanose.

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