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|hispid||covered with stiff bristle-like hairs usually visible to the naked eye.|
|hyaline||clear and colourless|
|hygrophanous||of water-soaked appearance and translucent, changing colour on drying (usually paler) and more opaque|
|hymenium||the fertile sexual spore-bearing tissues (In an Agaric this covers the gills.)|
|hyphae||filamentous threads of a fungal mycelium|
|hypogeous||a fruit-body produced below ground – like truffles|