partial veil

Definitions of partial veil
  1. noun
    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
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    a cobwebby partial veil consisting of silky fibrils
    type of:
    veil, velum
    a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
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