corticate


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cor·ti·cate

 (kôr′tĭ-kĭt, -kāt′) also cor·ti·cat·ed (-kāt′ĭd)
adj.
Having a cortex or a similar specialized outer layer.

corticate

(ˈkɔːtɪkɪt; -ˌkeɪt) or

corticated

adj
(Botany) (of plants, seeds, etc) having a bark, husk, or rind
[C19: from Latin corticātus covered with bark]
ˌcortiˈcation n
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Surface of podetia areolate corticate, with cortex smooth, thin, scaling off to form podetial squamules, often finally becoming largely decorticate, usually moderately to richly squamulose (squamules to 2 x 2-3 mm); distal parts incompletely corticate, scabrose, micro-squamulose to granulose.
A widespread corticolous species of temperate regions, consisting of tiny, lemon yellow corticate granules.
It is characterized by its scyphose, corticate podetia that present proliferations growing from the scyphus center.