Cerioneyces communis

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Creator

Delafield, Violetta White

Description

Watercolor drawing on paper of three fungi in shades of brown, moss green, and beige, accompanied by pencilled text on right side of page: the center and largest image measures 2 1/2 inches in height and 2 1/2 inches at widest point; the brown spotted umbrella shaped cap is scalloped along the edge; its reddish-brown stem is 1/4 inch thick; the specimen to its right measures 2 1/4 inchis in height and 2 1/8 inches in width; the concave cap is a mottled beige in the center; the outer portion is a speckled moss green; the curved reddish-brown stem is 3/8 inch thick; the specimen at the far left is the smallest, measuring 1 1/8 inches in height and 5/8 inch in width; its domed cap is dark brown; the 1/4 inch wide stem is light brown; each is anchored with several strokes of moss green at the base; a column of text, in pencil, on right side of page is as follows: "1. Pileus convex to expanded, darkish / brown velvety in young stage, becoming paler / reddish tan and aerolate rimose; context / white rather thick, turning slowly blue when / cut or bruised. / 2. Pores pale yellow becoming olivaceous. Stem / sordid brown- adnate, slightly depressed / angular medium, turning first blue then / sordid green when cut. / 3. Spores olivaceous / 4. Stipe firm yellowish with fibrous red / lines, yellowish within turning green / when cut or bruised, brighter yellow at / the apex. / Growing gregarious in lawn / Riverdale July 1921 / 13. " ; beneath text, and below image, the title, " Cerioneyces communis".
1. Pileus convex to expanded, darkish / brown velvety in young stage, becoming paler / reddish tan and aerolate rimose; context / white rather thick, turning slowly blue when / cut or bruised. / 2. Pores pale yellow becoming olivaceous. Stem / sordid brown- adnate, slightly depressed / angular medium, turning first blue then / sordid green when cut. / 3. Spores olivaceous / 4. Stipe firm yellowish with fibrous red / lines, yellowish within turning green / when cut or bruised, brighter yellow at / the apex. / Growing gregarious in lawn / Riverdale July 1921 / 13. " ; beneath text, and below image, the title, "

Coverage

Riverdale, NY
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place (American educational institution)

Date

July 1921

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
8 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (22.23 x 29.85 cm)

Type

Botanical drawing

Identifier

Image Number: MP.2005.50

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Citation

Delafield, Violetta White, “Cerioneyces communis,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed August 19, 2022, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2353.