Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949)
Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms
1. Pileus, convex to expanded at / length depressed- margin even / somewhat wavy. / thin ^ very viscid when moist / light greyish blue, zoned with darker / blue- context & latex indigo blue- / 2. Spores ochraceous / 3 Lamellae, close, slightly decurrent, / greenish blue, becoming darker / green when bruised or indigo blue- / some forking near the stipe- / 4. Stipe lighter than pileus, + / spotted with green + blue- / becoming hollow- / Singly in Oak woods.- / Annandale- N.Y. Aug 25- 1926. / Lactaria Indigo-
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place
August 25, 1926
Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
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Paper (wove), pencil, watercolor
8 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (22.23 x 29.85 cm)
Image Number: MP.2005.479
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Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949) and Culture: American, “Lactarius indigo,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed October 17, 2018, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2484.