Definition of woolly foot in English:

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woolly foot

(also wood woolly foot)


A yellowish-brown toadstool with a slender stem, the base of which bears long woolly hairs, found commonly in woodlands in both Eurasia and North America.
  • Collybia peronata, family Tricholomataceae, class Hymenomycetes.
Example sentences
  • In Autumn it is the fungi that put on an attractive display with the wood woolly foot fungus, the red sickener and the yellow winter fungus to name but a few.
  • We found a fruticose lichen (ramalina farinacea), candlesnuff fungus and wood woolly foot fungus in the ‘dog-leg’ covert and wrinkled peach fungus, jew's ear fungus and an unusual red slime mould?

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Syllabification: wool·ly foot

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