dead man's fingers


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dead man's fingers

n
(Biology) (functioning as singular) a soft coral, Alcyonium digitatum, with long finger-like polyps
References in classic literature ?
Do you tell me that in that time the guilty person managed to make footmarks in the corner, open the window, mark the sill with blood, take the wedding ring off the dead man's finger, and all the rest of it?
Underwater cameraman Andy Jackson also goes to the depths of Loch Carron to reveals soft corals called dead man's fingers.
Creatures range from attached sea squirts, dead man's fingers (a soft coral), sea urchins, tall plumose anemones and burrowing creatures such as peacock worms.
On the body are the lungs - knows as dead man's fingers - which can be easily pulled off, and take out the stomach which is behind the eyes.
4- The feathery dead man's fingers (gills) are attached to each side of the body.
coral called dead man's fingers, scattered spicules, flesh colored
Others that made the cut this year have names that make them sound downright sinister: dead man's fingers, toxic cyanobacteria, Paterson's curse and imported fire ant.
But before you fret for the safety of the finger's owner, don't worry - Dead Man's Fingers are a breed of fungi.