Definition of woolly foot in English:

woolly foot

(also wood woolly foot)


  • A yellowish-brown toadstool with a slender stem, the base of which bears long woolly hairs, found commonly in woodland in both Eurasia and North America.

    Collybia peronata, family Tricholomataceae, class Hymenomycetes

    • ‘In Autumn it is the fungi that put on an attractive display with the wood woolly foot fungus, the red sickener and the yellow winter fungus to name but a few.’
    • ‘We found a fruticose lichen (ramalina farinacea), candlesnuff fungus and wood woolly foot fungus in the ‘dog-leg’ covert and wrinkled peach fungus, jew's ear fungus and an unusual red slime mould?’