Boletus spectabilis [?]
Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949)
Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms
Growing in deep cold bog in / sphagnum gregarious. / very viscid with flocose particles / over pileus who [sic] is a deep red younger / specimen yellowish- Pores yellowish / turning dirty green. Mouth, angular / largish, adnate, meat creamy white / yellow next to pores. Stem Fleshy / solid very yellow within, & yellow / close to pore surface slightly / veined [sic] & dark red below / Annulus jellylike pinkish / brown. deleqnising [sic] with / a dark brown annulus. / Spores. a rich purple Brown / Veil a glutinous reddish / membrane- / Oct 9- 1900 / Litchfield CT. / -Boletus spectabilis [sic].-
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place
October 09, 1900
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Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
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Paper (laid), pencil, watercolor
8 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. (22.7 x 29.4 cm)
Image Number: MP.2005.348
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