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

In Copyright - Educational use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
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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Citation

Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949) and Culture: American, “Hygrophorus mugnalus ,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed May 24, 2019, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2485.