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|Veil||When a mushroom is growing, the edges of the Cap are joined to the Stem. As the mushroom grows larger, the Cap spreads and the edges tear away, often leaving a very thin veil of material hanging from the Stem.|
|Vermiculite||A highly absorbent material made from puffed mica. Used in rice cakes to hold water, and to stop the cake being too sticky. The Mycelium likes room to breathe and grow.|