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And open ground. There are some, like Pleurotus, that grow in trunks of trees, and make their way through openings in the bark. Every dead tree or branch in the forest is crowded with all species of Polyporus, while carpets, damp cellars, plaster walls and sawdust are favorite abodes of many fungi. STEUCTUEE AND GEOWTH. Mushrooms cells consist wholly of cells. do not contain either starch or the green coloring-matter, called chlorophyll, ists in other plants. These They which ex- are either parasites or scavengers, and sometimes both.

That part of the veil which breaks away from the cap, called the secondary veil, forms the annulus or ring. It resembles a collar, and is generally fastened to the stem. It is not always permanent or fixed in one place. ture. It may disappear when the and movable on the stem. It is often fragile, loose sometimes is plant The name volva is is torn, maand particularly given to that part of the universal veil which remains around the base of the stem, either sheathing it or ap- it, or in torn fragments.

The origin of this name is doubtful. Galen, an ancient Greek physician, is said to have given the name to some edible fungi (Stevenson). It is distinguished as the only genus that has hofh volva and ring. The young plant enveloped by a universal veil which bursts at maturity. The volva around the base of is formed by the splitting or bursting and its different modes of rupture mark the several species. It is sometimes the stem of the is veil, CLASSIFICATION OP FUNGI. 45 shaped very prettily, and has the appearance of a cup around the stem.

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