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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Beatrix Potter, Mycology Artist
This illustration of a flammulina velutipes, or winter mushroom, was done by Beatrix Potter.
The author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and other wonderfully illustrated children’s books was a Victorian enthusiast of natural history with a keen interest in mycology, producing excellent drawings and paintings of mushrooms she saw throughout the English isles,