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Slide set: [Crabtree Collection: spores of various fungi] (lecture: privately made, at least 29 slides, in/before 1924)

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Spores of dark-brown Silky-cap fungus
Spores of Russula ochroleuca
Spores of Stropharia semi-globata
Red spores of fungus enclosed
Brown Bog Fungus
White Spores of Green Russule
Spores of Puff-ball
Spores of Puff-ball Fungus
Purple Spores of Stopharia Semi-globata
Spores of Great Horse-Tail
Spores of Blusher
Horse Mushroom
Spores of Birch-tuft
Spores of Pholiota adiposa
Spores of Agaricus orcella
Spores of Red Russula
Spores of Stropharia Semi-Globata. First deposit
Spores of dark-brown Silky-cap. Second deposit
Spores of Common Ink-cap
Purple brown spores of Common Mushroom
Spores of Common Ink-cap
Spores of Lactarius deliciosus
Spores of Anellaria separata
Purple-brown Spores of Common Mushroom
Spores of [illegible] Fungus
Spores of Agaricus Ulmarius
Spores of Milk Fungus. Lactarius rufus
Spores of Leaf-bane
Spores of Great Horse Tail

CRABTREE, John H.  (1863-1924) – slide maker, all 29 slides


The production method of these slides is unclear: they may be photographic, but seem more likely to consist of actual fungus spores sealed between two cover glasses, with or without some kind of fixing agent.

Lucerna ID  3008499

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 2 September 2016

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