Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949)
Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms
Growing in light shaded roadside banks- / Aug 22- 1900. Litchfield Conn. / 1. Taste sweet nutty. smell strong- / 2. Surface of Pileus, smooth dry. rather satiny to the touch. / 3. Lamellae- narrow, close, heterophyllous, / decurrent, white turning pinkish- / 4. Spores salmon colored oval, hyaline- / 5. Stem fleshy, solid or stuffed, slightly / bulbous.- / Clitopilus prunulus
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place
August 22, 1900
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Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
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Paper (laid), pencil, watercolor
8 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (22.23 x 29.85 cm)
Image Number: MP.2005.303
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