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Mushrooms Of America, Edible And Poisonous | by Julius A. Palmer



These charts are prepared for popular use, rather than for students of botanical science; all technical terms are, therefore, as far as possible, avoided

TitleMushrooms Of America, Edible And Poisonous
AuthorJulius A. Palmer
PublisherL. Prang &. Co
Year1888
Copyright1888, L. Prang &. Co
AmazonMushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous
-General Directions
These charts are prepared for popular use, rather than for students of botanical science; all technical terms are, therefore, as far as possible, avoided. The names mushroom and toadstool are ind...
-Plate I. Agaricus Campestris Et Arvensis, Or Mushroom Proper
Description Pileus. Dry, silky or downy from the first; globular, margin united to the stem by the veil, then expanded, bell-shaped, at last even flat. Color variable, from white to dark brown. Cu...
-Plate II. Coprinus Comatus, Or Shaggy-Maned Mushroom
Description PileUs. At first oval and hard; margin then separating from the stem; then equally cylindrical, margin turning black; finally expanded, and decaying by dissolution into inky fluid. Col...
-Plate III. Marasmius Oreades, Or Fairy-Ring Champignon
Description Pileus. Leathery, tough, and of an equal cream color, pliable when moist; shrivelling, wrinkled, even brittle when dry, changing from the former to the latter with a dew or rain follow...
-Plate IV. Agaricus Cretaceus, Or Chalk Mushroom
Description Pileus. Pure white, dry at first, nearly globular, then bell-shaped, finally expanded and becoming darker, even smoky in color. In early growth very brittle, cuticle always peeling eas...
-Plate V. Agaricus Procerus, Or Parasol Mushroom
Description Pileus. Brown from first to last; thick skinned, very scaly and shaggy; at first egg-shaped, then swollen, finally expanded, a little point in the centre becoming prominent; always pli...
-Plate VI. Edible Russulas
1, 2. Russula heterophylla. 3. Russula virescens. 4. Russula lepida. 5. Russula alutacea. Description Pileus. Many colored; white, drab, green, purple or bright red; cuticle very thin, peeling...
-Plate VII. Boleti
1. Boletus bovinus. 2. Boletus edulis. 3. Boletus scaber. 4. Boletus sub-tomentosus. 5. Boletus chrysenteron. 6. Boletus strobilaceus. Description No. 1. Boletus bovinus. Pileus flat, smooth...
-Plate VII. Lycoperdaceae, Or Puff-Balls
1. Lycoperdon giganteum. Giant Puff-Ball. 2. Lycoperdon saccatum. Little Puff-Bail. 3. Lycoperdon gemmatum. Pear-shaped Puff-Ball. There are many varieties corresponding in most points with some...
-Plate IX. Agaricus (Amanita) Vernus, Or Poisonous White Mushroom
Description Pileus. At first ovate or bulbous, enclosed in the volva, then expanded, always pure white, usually clammy or viscid to the touch; cuticle thin, separable. GiLls. Pure white, unequal, ...
-Plate X. Poisonous Mushrooms Of The Genus Amanita
1. Agaricus (Amanita) muscarius. 2, 3. Agaricus (Amanita) phalloides. 4. Agaricus (Amanita) mappa. General Description Of Above Plant when just below the soil enclosed in a volva or wrapper, wh...
-Plate XI. Poisonous Or Suspicious Boleti
1. Boletus felleus. Bitter Boletus. 2. Boletus alveolatus, Crimson Boletus. 3, 4. Boletus luridus, Lurid Boletus. Figure 1 above is very much like Figures 2 and 3, Plate VII., of Edible Mushroom...
-Plate XII. Poisonous Or False Champignons
1, 2. Agaricus (Naucoria) semi-orbicularis. 3, 4. Agaricus (Stropharia) semi-globatus. 5, 6. Agaricus (Naucoria) pediades. Figure 1 and Figure 2 above are of a small mushroom which grows in lawn...









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