Hygrophorus mugnalus

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Creator

Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949)
Culture: American

Subject

Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms

Description

Watercolor drawing on paper of two fungi in shades of beige and white, accompanied by column of text, in pencil, on right side of page: specimen to right is 1 15/16 inches in height; the white convex cap has partially visible gills; the slender S-curved stalk is white, shaded with beige on edges and base; specimen to left measures 3 3/4 inches in height; cap is white with patches of beige; gills are visible; gently curved stalk is predominantly beige- darker at base; taxonomy to right is as follows: "1. Pileus globose, becoming expanded, or / plane, pure white becoming tinged with / yellow with age or in drying- very glutenous / margin thin inrolled entire, no trace / of veil seen- odorless- / 2. Lamellae white, arcuate somewhat / decurrent, inserted close, but not / crowded- without interlacing, or / thickened veins / 3. Spores white / 4. Stipe concolorous, floccose above, and / having jelly like drops at apex, viscid / or glutenous at the base, tapering / below, stuffed becoming hollow. / Singly and in group of 2 and 3; in damp / woods, under hemlocks / M.P. Annandale N.Y. Sept 2, 1922 / -5- / Hygrophorus mugnanis".
1. Pileus globose, becoming expanded, or / plane, pure white becoming tinged with / yellow with age or in drying- very glutenous [sic] / margin thin inrolled entire, no trace / of veil seen - odorless - / 2. Lamellae white, arcuate somewhat / decurrent, inserted close, but not / crowded- without interlacing, or / thickened veins - / 3. Spores white / 4. Stipe concolorous, floccose above, + / having jelly like drops at apex, viscid / or glutenous at the base, tapering / below, stuffed becoming hollow. / Singly, & in group of 2 + 3 & in damp / woods, under hemlocks - / M.P. Annandale N.Y. Sept 2, 1922 / -5- / Hygrophorus mugnanis [sic]

Coverage

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place

Date

September 2, 1922
1922
1922

Rights

Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Montgomery Place Collection.
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Format

Paper (wove), pencil, watercolor
6 15/16 x 10 in. (17.62 x 25.4 cm)

Type

Botanical drawing

Identifier

Image Number: MP.2005.93

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Collection

Citation

Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949) and Culture: American, “Hygrophorus mugnalus ,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed October 17, 2018, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2485.