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A rarely used unit of length in the U.S. system equal to five and a half feet.
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A linear unit of measurement equal to 161/2 feet.

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It appears that the rodlet layer may allow the fungal spores to hide in the body, waiting until conditions are favorable to germinate (such as death).
They are surrounded with a distinct capsule and contain an elongate structure called rodlets (Fig.
edulis must remain firmly pressed against the substratum for about 1 minute while the plastic rodlet of the byssal thread and the attached plaque cure and become coherent (Mercer, 1952; Price, 1983).