Collybia albissima

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Creator

Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949)
Culture: American

Subject

Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms

Description

These specimens much resemble no 145- but 177- / the flesh does not change color- thin this [sic] unpleasant [sic] taste, + / the texture of the stipe is different / 1. Pileus, dry smooth, firm convex to / expanded- pruinose margin very thin / the [sic] flesh thick in the center- 4-7 cm- / 2. Lamellae white with a slight pinkish / tint, free or very nearly so, close, narrow, / heterophyllous / 3. Spores white / 4. Stipe, fleshy, of the same texture of / the pileus, white inside [sic] as well as outside [sic]. / somewhat enlarged & velvety at base- / with a [illegible] space [sic]- at first filled with a fibrous / pith- [sic] in the center- 4 to 10 cm. long- / Taste strong, but not unpleasant. / B.H.F. Sept 30-1920 / Pa. / Growing among decaying leaves / Collybia albissima. in light woods.-

Coverage

Buck Hill Falls, PA
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place

Date

September 30, 1920

Rights

In Copyright - Educational use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
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Format

Paper (wove), pencil, watercolor
7 x 10 in. (17.78 x 25.4 cm)

Type

Botanical drawing

Identifier

Image Number: MP.2005.251

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Citation

Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949) and Culture: American, “Collybia albissima,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed April 7, 2020, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2670.