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floccose

[′flä‚kōs]
(botany)
Covered with tufts of woollike hairs.
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F10 strain colonies were 20-25 mm diameter with surface velutinous, to some extent floccose in the center, margins arachnoid, plane, centrally raised; mycelium white, sporadically prominent in the centers; intense colonies with abundant sporulation, bluish grey; lacking exudates and produced dull reddish-brown or yellow soluble pigment (Fig.
& Nannf., another species from northern hemisphere, presents umbonate pileus, with abundant velar remnants on margin and producing a floccose annulus; microscopically, it has similar shape and size of the basidiospores and pleurocystidia.
The algal specie was morphol-ogically same as Microspora floccose. The rest of the sample was washed and then dried in oven for 2-3 hours to get 100% dry algae.
Culture of a small fragment of a biopsy specimen onto Sabouraud dextrose agar showed vigorous growth of colonies that were consistent with "Mucorales" on the basis of both gross colony morphology (floccose or "woolly") and microscopic features of slide culture (aseptate hyaline hyphae and sporangium morphology: globose and deliquescent).
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.
Within 5 days, there was growth of a floccose colony which gradually turned gray on the obverse (figure 2).
.Colonies white are fast growing floccose. The conidia produced in a ball at the mouth of Phialides without the flared collaratte...........Acremonium sp.
Townsend, the partial florescence consists of a solitary hermaphrodite flower and a solitary small sterile flower formed by a large-celled, spongy, ventrally floccose cylinder tipped with small greenish processes present within and scarcely exceeding one bracteole, with the second bracteole empty (Townsend, 1993).
Leaves 8-12, up to 600 cm long; sheath and petiole up to 120 cm long, armed with flattened, grey to brown floccose, black spines, up to 30 cm long and 1 cm wide in the proximal part; rachis up to 510 cm long, armed with black spines; pinnae 85-106 per side, regularly arranged in one plane; proximal pinnae 70-75 cm long, 2-2,5 cm wide; middle pinnae 100-105 cm long, 5-6 cm wide; distal pinnae 27-47 cm long, sometimes several connate, 2-2,5 cm wide.
The colonies were floccose and the surface mycelium was violet while the aerial mycelium was yellowish brown; the colony reverse was dark,