On the sea coast there is the leathery turtle (Dermochelis) and also the green turtle (Chelone).
"What are you?" it asked in a voice as old as its leathery face.
They adjusted around her like fingers, leathery and long enough to wrap around her body.
The leathery coils of its shiny body lay in a heap, stacked at least three tiers high.
The mushroom is a semi-deliquescent fungus which rapidly falls into putridity in decay, whilst the champignon dries up into a leathery substance in the sun, but speedily revives and takes its original form again after the first shower.