What is another word for pileus?

13 synonyms found


[ pˈɪlɪəs], [ pˈɪlɪəs], [ p_ˈɪ_l_ɪ__ə_s]

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How to use "Pileus" in context?

The pileus, or cap, is what you see on Glastonbury Tor, as well as other fungi such as chanterelles and boletes. It is made up of a tough outer layer and a juicy inner layer, which often comes in different colors. The pileus is a favorite spot for tourists to take pictures, and it is also a key part of identification for many fungi.

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