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Fungus Collection

Background imageFungus Collection: Amanita muscaria, c. 1915-45

Amanita muscaria, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita muscaria, commonly known as fly agaric by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageFungus Collection: Tuber melanosporum, 1847-1855

Tuber melanosporum, 1847-1855
Illustration of Tuber melanosporum, also known as truffle, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Hypholoma acutum, 1803

Hypholoma acutum, 1803
Illustration of Hypholoma acutum from Coloured Figures or English Fungi or Mushroom by James Sowerby, 1797 - 1815

Background imageFungus Collection: Usnea austroafricana, Ricasolia virens, beard lichen, lichen

Usnea austroafricana, Ricasolia virens, beard lichen, lichen
Illustration by Johann Stephan Capieux, 1789, from Descriptio et adumbratio plantarum e classe cryptogamica Linnaei quae lichenes dicuntur by G. F. Hoffmann, 1790-1801

Background imageFungus Collection: Ramalina sp. 1789

Ramalina sp. 1789
Illustration possibly of Ramalina species commonly known as strap or cartilage lichen by Johann Stephan Capieux, 1789. Artwork from Descriptio et Adumbratio Plantarum e Classe Cryptogamica Linnaei

Background imageFungus Collection: Lactarius deliciosus, Tafein 6, 1831-1846

Lactarius deliciosus, Tafein 6, 1831-1846
Illustration of Lactarius deliciosus, commonly known as saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom from Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Essbaren

Background imageFungus Collection: Stropharia aeruginosa, 1795-1815

Stropharia aeruginosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Stropharia aeruginosa, commonly known as verdigris roundhead mushroom from from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageFungus Collection: Boletus edulis, c. 1915-45

Boletus edulis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Boletus edulis, commonly known as cep, penny bun or porcino by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageFungus Collection: Amanita phalloides, 1944

Amanita phalloides, 1944
Illustration of of Amanita phalloides, commonly known as death cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, 1944

Background imageFungus Collection: Coprinus comatus, c. 1915-45

Coprinus comatus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Coprinus comatus commonly known as shaggy ink cap, lawyers wig or shaggy mane by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Macrolepiota procera, c. 1915-45

Macrolepiota procera, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Macrolepiota procera, commonly known as parasol mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Pleurotus ostreatus, 1775-1798

Pleurotus ostreatus, 1775-1798
Illustration of Pleurotus ostreatus, commonly known as oyster mushroom or hiratake from Flora Londinensis by William Curtis, 1775-1798

Background imageFungus Collection: Coprinopsis atramentaria, 1775-1798

Coprinopsis atramentaria, 1775-1798
Illustration of Coprinopsis atramentaria, commonly known as common ink cap from Flora Londinensis by William Curtis, 1775-1798

Background imageFungus Collection: Amanita rubescens, 1847-1855

Amanita rubescens, 1847-1855
Illustration of Amanita rubescens, also known as blusher mushroom, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, plate 23, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Pseudoinonotus dryadeus, 1847-1855

Pseudoinonotus dryadeus, 1847-1855
Illustration of Pseudoinonotus dryadeus, also known as oak bracket, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, plate 21, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Scleroderma verrucosum, Scleroderma citrinum, 1847-1855

Scleroderma verrucosum, Scleroderma citrinum, 1847-1855
Illustration of Scleroderma verrucosum and Scleroderma citrinum, also known as scaly earthball and common earthball, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, plate 17, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Hydnum repandum, 1847-1855

Hydnum repandum, 1847-1855
Illustration of Hydnum repandum, also known as sweet tooth or wood hedgehog, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, t.16, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Lycoperdon excipuliforme, 1847-1855

Lycoperdon excipuliforme, 1847-1855
Illustration of Lycoperdon excipuliforme, also known as pestle puffball, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Morchella esculenta, 1847-1855

Morchella esculenta, 1847-1855
Illustration of Morchella esculenta, also known as common morel, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussy, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Cortinarius violaceus, 1847-1855

Cortinarius violaceus, 1847-1855
Illustration of Cortinarius violaceus, a basidiomycete, also known as violet webcap, from Anna Maria Hussey, Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Mitrula paludosa, 1847-1855

Mitrula paludosa, 1847-1855
Illustration of Mitrula paludosa, an ascomycete, also known as bog beacon, from Anna Maria Hussey, Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Pholiota squarrosa, 1847-1855

Pholiota squarrosa, 1847-1855
Illustration of Pholiota squarrosa, also known as shaggy scalycap, from Illustratons of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Grifolia frondosa, 1847-1855

Grifolia frondosa, 1847-1855
Illustration of Grifolia frondosa, commonly known as hen-of-the-woods by Anna Maria Hussey from Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Cantharellus cibarius, 1847-1855

Cantharellus cibarius, 1847-1855
Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, also known as chantarelle, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background imageFungus Collection: Geastrum limbatum, 1847-55

Geastrum limbatum, 1847-55
Illustration of Geastrum limbatum, commonly known as fringed earthstar, by Anna Maria Hussey from Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-55

Background imageFungus Collection: Tafeln 4, 1831-1846

Tafeln 4, 1831-1846
Illustration of fungi, Tafeln 4 from Naturgetreue abbildungen und beschreibungen der essbaren, schadlichen und verdachtigen schwamme by J. V. Krombholz, 1831-1846

Background imageFungus Collection: Tafein 6, 1831-1846

Tafein 6, 1831-1846
Illustration of fungi, Tafein 6 from Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Essbaren, Schadlichen und Verdachtigen Schwamme, by J. V. Krombholz, 1831-1846

Background imageFungus Collection: Pholiota squarrosa, 1795-1815

Pholiota squarrosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Pholiota squarrosa, commonly known as shaggy scalycap from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageFungus Collection: Myriostoma coliforme, 1795-1815

Myriostoma coliforme, 1795-1815
Illustration of Myriostoma coliforme, commonly known as salt-shaker earthstar or pepperpot from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageFungus Collection: Peziza vesiculosa, 1795-1815

Peziza vesiculosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Peziza vesiculosa, commonly known as blistered cup from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageFungus Collection: Hydnoporia tabacina, 1795-1815

Hydnoporia tabacina, 1795-1815
Illustration of Hydnoporia tabacina, commonly known as reddish-brown crust from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageFungus Collection: Crucibulum laeve, 1795-1815

Crucibulum laeve, 1795-1815
Illustration of Crucibulum laeve, commonly known as white-egg birds nest from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageFungus Collection: Laccaria amethystina, 1795-1815

Laccaria amethystina, 1795-1815
Illustration of Laccaria amethystina, commonly known as amethyst deceiver from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageFungus Collection: Calvatia gigantea, c. 1915-45

Calvatia gigantea, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Calvatia gigantea, commonly known as giant puffball by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Coprinopsis atramentaria, c. 1915-45

Coprinopsis atramentaria, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Coprinopsis atramentaria, known as common ink cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageFungus Collection: Lactarius deliciosus, c. 1915-45

Lactarius deliciosus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Lactarius deliciosus, commonly known as saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageFungus Collection: Clitocybe nebularis, c. 1915-45

Clitocybe nebularis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Clitocybe nebularis, commonly known as clouded grey agaric, agaric or cloud funnel by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageFungus Collection: Chlorophyllum rhacodes, c. 1915-45

Chlorophyllum rhacodes, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Chlorophyllum rhacodes, commonly known as shaggy parasol by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageFungus Collection: Calocybe gambosa, c. 1915-45

Calocybe gambosa, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Calocybe gambosa, commonly known as St Georges mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageFungus Collection: Amanita rubescens, c. 1915-45

Amanita rubescens, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita rubescens, commonly known as the blusher by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageFungus Collection: Inosperma erubescens, c. 1915-45

Inosperma erubescens, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Inosperma erubescens, commonly known as red-staining inocybe by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Amanita phalloides, c. 1915-45

Amanita phalloides, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita phalloides, commonly known as death cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Amanita pantherina, c. 1915-45

Amanita pantherina, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita pantherina, commonly known as panther cap, false blusher or panther amanita by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Fistulina hepatica, c. 1915-45

Fistulina hepatica, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Fistulina hepatica, commonly known as beef-steak fungus or tongue mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, c. 1915-45

Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, commonly known as golden chanterelle or girolle by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Lepista personata, c. 1915-45

Lepista personata, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Lepista personata, commonly known as field blewit or blue-leg by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Agaricus campestris, c. 1915-45

Agaricus campestris, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Agaricus campestris known as common field or meadow mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageFungus Collection: Pleurotus ostreatus, c. 1915-45

Pleurotus ostreatus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Pleurotus ostreatus, commonly known as oyster mushroom or hiratake by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945




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