Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949)
Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms
Growing in moist woods, among / Cinamon [sic] ferns. & under swamp maples- / Taste, gluy [sic] sweet. / Surface of Pileus very viscid, sticky- / convex golden yellow turning dark / brown with age- / turning tawny- / Pore surface- light straw color ^ mouths / largish- [sic] round angular- pores, slightly / adnate, deeply depressed round stem. / Meat of Pileus & pores not changing / color when cut. but base of stem / turns slightly blue when cut / Stem, straw color- reticulated, from [sic] / about an inch from the top down to the / Boletus curtisii? somewhat bulbous base with light / brown veins,. stem, fleshy solid or / stuffed, firm & hard to the touch / Aug 26- 1900. Litchfield Conn.
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place
August 26, 1900
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Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
Paper (laid), pencil, watercolor
9 x 11 3/4 in. (22.86 x 29.85 cm)
Image Number: MP.2005.606
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Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949) and Culture: American, “Boletus curtisii,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed January 19, 2020, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2588.