Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949)
Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms
1. Taste pleasant, then / disagreeable, long persistent / 2. Pileus somewhat viscid / moist, even or slightly / scaly in center, fawny / yellowish white, very thick. / 3. Lamellae, white thin / flesh colored, then almost / yellow, very wide sinuate, / adnate. / 4. Spores salmon / 5. Stipe very stout, solid / fleshy concolorous, mealy at top/ & scaly at the base, deeply rooted / tapering below. / 2 sporofores [sic] found growing together. / In leaf mold in woods / Sept 15- 1901 Bar Harbor / Maine (copy of original sketch) / Type no 156. in N.Y. Botanical / Entoloma giganteum [sic] Murrill. / sp.nw. [sic] / Gardens Herbarium. [sic]
Bar Harbor, ME
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place
September 15, 1901
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Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
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Paper (wove), pencil, watercolor
11 1/2 x 9 in. (29.21 x 22.86 cm)
Image Number: MP.2005.317
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Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949) and Culture: American, “Entoloma giganteum,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed December 9, 2022, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2447.