By Caroline A. Burgin

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As the mushroom grows the stem lengthens, the cap expands and bursts the surrounds it, and gradually gains its veil that perfect shape. Every mushroom has a spore-bearing layer cells, which is called the hymenium. This hymenium is composed of a number of swollen, club-shaped cells, called basidia, and close to them, side by side, are sterile, elongated cells, named paraphyses. In the family called Hymenomycetes there are mixed with these, and of closely packed together, one-celled sterile struc- named cystidia.

Lloyd. THE VOLVA AND can be seen more VEIL. clearly. 37 The Agarics are divided into classes according to the color of the spores, so it is of great importance to ex- amine them. The shape and size of the spores can only be learned by the use of a microscope. "We have not attempted in this elementary work to do more than mention them. THE VOLVA AND The universal veil or volva VEIL. is a thin covering which encloses the entire young plant. The cap grows and expands and bursts this veil into fragments.

It very fragile and grows on heaps of manure. is DUKATION. There is another Coprinus, the radiating Coprinus, C. radiatus, so called from the radiating folds on the cap, that may carry off the honor of being the shortest-lived of all the membrane fungi. " It is often overlooked, as it perishes iafter sunrise. It grows in troops, and is perhaps the most tender of all mushrooms. The genus Marasmius, belonging to the white spored Agarics, has the power of reviving under moisture after withering, so it may represent a genus that endures longest.

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