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TAB. VI.


RETICULARIA SINUOSA Bulliard t.


Found in woods and under damp hedges, growing parasitically on various decayed herbage. Bulliard's name is very apt.

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TAB. VII.


AGARICUS GLUTINOSUS Schæff. t. 26. f. 1, 2, 3, 4.

A. LIMACINUS Dicks. fasc. 1. t. 15.
VELATUS With. vol. 3. 290.


Gathered in a fir wood near Bungay, Suffolk, in company with Mr. Woodward, to whose accuracy the botany of England is so much indebted. I have also found it in Essex.

The gluten which envelops this plant is of a very singular nature, being extended from the edge of the pilcus to the stipes, and passing the gills without touching them. As it recedes or dissolves it leaves a portion of a cobweb substance, accompanied by a fine powder. If this powder be the seed, may the gluten contain any thing analogous to pollen?

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TAB. VIII.


AGARICUS LIMACINUS.

A. LIMACINUS Schæff. t. 312?

Found very abundantly in an airy hilly aspect among firs in Sir William Jerningham's plantations at Coffey near Norwich, Oct. 1794. It agrees with Schæffer's limacinus in the yellowness of the gills, but