cortina

cortina

/kɔːˈtiːnə//kɔːˈtʌɪnə/
noun
Botany
(in some toadstools) a thin weblike veil extending from the edge of the cap to the stalk.

Origin
Mid 19th century: from late Latin, literally ‘curtain’.

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Toadstool or mushroom,
Seen in the forest gloom
Often has as a little ring
Left by that cortina thing.

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