Magic Lantern Slide: Purple Spores of Stopharia Semi-globata

This slide contains the imprint of the spores of a Stopharia Semi-globata fungus contained between the two sheets of glass. This method of recording spore patterns was a popular form of recording and analysing the natural world, used by amateur botanists. It is one of a set of slides on this topic which belonged to John Crabtree, and are thought to have been created by him.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
118/1934/205
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Material
glasspaperphotographic emulsionbiological material
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Purple Spores of Stopharia Semi-globata
Simple Name
slide
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'Purple Sports of [deleted]. / Stropharia Semi-globata' on left and top edge binding strips
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Initials
John H.
Production Person Surname
Crabtree
Production Year Low
1863
Production Year High
1924

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Lantern Slide: Purple Spores of Stopharia Semi-globata