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the weblike part of certain mushrooms, which hangs from the edge of the pileus and consists of silky fibrils
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|Noun||1.||cortina - a cobwebby partial veil consisting of silky fibrils|
partial veil - membrane of the young sporophore of various mushrooms extending from the margin of the cap to the stem and is ruptured by growth; represented in mature mushroom by an annulus around the stem and sometimes a cortina on the margin of the cap