Die Milchlinge (Lactarii)
By Neuhoff, Walther
Pp. 248. Publisher’s original gray textured boards, lettered in dark green on the front cover, the spine is covered in dark green cloth and is lettered in white, lg 8vo. Milkcaps (Milchlinge) is the common name of Lactarius, a genus of mushroom-producing, ectomycorrhizal fungi, containing several edible species. The species of the genus, commonly known as milk-caps, are characterized by the milky fluid they exude when cut or damaged. Like the closely related genus Russula, their flesh has a distinctive brittle consistency (from Wiki). From the series: Die Pilze Mitteleuropas, band IIb. This work is from the private research collection of University of Michigan mycologist Alexander H. Smith with his signature on the front cover and front endpaper dated April 13, 1959.
|Publisher Place||Bad Heilbrunn, Germany|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Light edge wear to cloth at the head and foot of the spine, a faint mar to the rear board; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.|