Stag's Horn Fungus Georg Dionysius Ehret
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Stag's Horn Fungus
Plate 2 figure 1 from the paper "An account of a new species of fungus", by John Martyn, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 43 (1744) pp.263-264. The specimen, classified by John Martyn as "Boletus caule ramose", was most likely Stag's Horn fungus, [Xylaria hypoxylon]. An endorsement verso "Jan 24 1744/45" indicates that this painting was shown to Fellows of the Royal Society at a meeting of the Royal Society on 24 January 1745.
Original: watercolour on paper. 1744
- Image reference: RS-9218
- The Royal Society
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