Nidulariales

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Creator

Delafield, Violetta White

Description

Watercolor drawing on paper of eight "bird's nest" fungi in shades of deep purple and beige, accompanied by several lines of text identifying the name of the specimens and where they were found: "July 29, 1900 Litchfield Conn / Nidulariales / Cyathus striatus / Bird's nest fungus. / Found growing on dung, after rain" ; eight fungi in shades of beige with purple "eggs" inside, ranging in size from 1/8 inch to 1/4 inch, growing on deep purple swatch.
July 29, 1900 Lintchfield Conn
Nidulariales
Cyathus striatus
Bird's nest fungus
Found growing on dung after rain.

Coverage

Litchfield, CT
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place (American educational institution)

Date

July 29,1900

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 (laid), watercolor, pencil
8 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. (22.23 x 29.21 cm)

Type

Botanical drawing

Identifier

Image Number: MP.2005.83

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Citation

Delafield, Violetta White, “Nidulariales,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed August 11, 2022, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2383.