Omphalia or Hygrophorous

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Creator

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

Subject

Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms

Description

Growing in leaf mold in light woods- / gregarious / 1. Taste watery. / 2. Surface of Pileus, viscid smooth dull- / ranging from a light yellow to a deep orange / brown. / 3. Lamellae- Pure white, Heterophyllous, wide. / rather far apart, decurrent- / 4. Spores- minute round white- / 5. Stem with a cartilagenous rind hollow- / very viscid / This fungus has a peculiar "transparent" / quality- / Omphalia or Hygrophorous

Coverage

Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place

Rights

In Copyright - Educational use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
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Format

Paper (laid), pencil, watercolor
8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (21.59 x 29.21 cm)

Type

Botanical drawing

Identifier

Image Number: MP.2005.582

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Citation

Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949) and Culture: American, “Omphalia or Hygrophorous,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed April 7, 2020, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2663.