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Image number: RS.9800
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Sandy stilt puffball (Battarrea phalloides)

Date

1784

After

Frederick Polydor Nodder (1710-1804, British)

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Dimensions

height (drawing): 326mm
width (drawing): 190mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > fungi

Description

Plate 16 for the paper “An account of a new plant, of the order of fungus”, by Thomas Woodward, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.74 part 2 (1784), pp.423-427. Elevation view of the fungus showing its mode of growth above and below ground but with extraneous details from Nodder’s original removed. Not signed. Inscribed verso in ink: “—heley Velra Brit Buck Grose”.

Associated place

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