Hygrophanous


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Hy`groph´a`nous


a.1.Having such a structure as to be diaphanous when moist, and opaque when dry.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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galerinoides is hygrophanous with smaller pileus (7-14 mm), conical to convex, umbonate to papillate at the disc (Fig.
Pileus (20-)40-70(-110) mm diam., polymorphic, conic to convex, convexplane or campanulate, regular or irregular, sometimes papillate, or subumbilicate, hygrophanous, yellowish pale to chocolate-brown, orangish-brown or cinnamonbrown, smooth, sublubricous, sometimes with white floccose scales from the veil at the margin.
Caps: Broadly convex to planar, 0.7-7 cm broad, ochraceous orange, margin paler; surface moist but not viscid, glabrous, hygrophanous; margin even.