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It is quite large in size, white or whitish, very woolly or floccose.

The stem is slender, nearly equal, floccose, bulbous at the base.

It has a big, ragged, floccose ring, and the pithy stem is inclined to be hollow.

Name from , a lock of wool, in allusion to the floccose down.

Floccose, composed of or bearing tufts of woolly or long and soft hairs.

There is also a white variety (puellaris) with a floccose squamose cap.

Stem hollow and floccose, narrow at top, ventricose; ring evanescent.

These floccose scales are formed as a result of the separation of the annulus from the outer layer of the stem.

The stem is cylindrical or slightly tapering above, hollow or stuffed, floccose scaly and abruptly bulbous below.

Floccose scales are thus left on the surface of the stem below the annulus, as in the left hand plant of Fig. 53.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FLOCCOSE

fleecy

adjectivedowny, woolly; like a lamb's coat
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