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pileus

[′pil·ē·əs]
(biology)
The umbrella-shaped upper cap of mushrooms and other basidiomycetous fungi.
(meteorology)
An accessory cloud of small horizontal extent, often cirriform, in the form of a cap, hood, or scarf, which occurs above or attached to the top of a cumuliform cloud that often pierces it; several pileus clouds fairly often are observed above each other. Also known as scarf cloud.
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Pileus 12-24 mm, convex to broadly convex, slightly umbonate, surface smooth glabrous, wet when fresh, dark brown (7F4) to brown (7E4) on mature basidiomata, margin decurved with abundant white velar remnants.
L'identificazione della corona con il pileus e proposta da Villa (2009); per i rapporti tra la chiesa-battistero di San Giovanni e la cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore si leggano Benvenuti (1996) e Tacconi (2005).
However, the ability of top soil substrate (M1) to produce good stipe and pileus diameter and dry weight yield of the mushrooms agrees with the findings of Okhuoya and Etugo who reported loam soil (very similar to top soil) as the best for planting sclerotia, and that may be due to its high water holding capacity [17].
In it, there is a seated Indian eating mushrooms, which supposedly he gathered from in front of him, where three basidiomata with green pileus are growing.
Pileus consisting of 5-6 arms, 9-12 mm long, firstly united, then becoming free at maturity, color orange yellow (4B8) before maturity, internal surface convex, grooved to rugose and external surface slightly concave, smooth.
Pileus (10-) 20-40 mm latus, convexus vel subumbonatus, laevis, brunneolus vel fulvus vel cinnamomeus.
The researchers compared not only these three species, but also wild versus cultivated fungi and three different botanical parts: the whole fruiting body, the pileus (cap) and the stipe (stalk).
Only Cavalier Virginia was at a loss for popular imagery, likely because the Roman images clear to planter culture all involved the wand and pileus (liberty cap) of manumission.