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Kyrgyzstan Issued Stamps on Edible Mushrooms

1.Oyster mushroom (lat. Pleurotus ostreatus)2.Rough-stemmed bolete or scaber stalk (lat. Leccinum scabrum)3.Black morel (lat. Morchella conica)4.Boletus of the steppes (lat. Pleurotus eryngii) Issue Date: 06.04.2017 Designer: Aliona Cojocari Printer: “Nova Imprim” Process: full-colour offset lithography Size: Stamp: 27.50 x 46.00 Values: 50, 100

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Estonian Issued Stamp on Fly Agaric Mushrooms

ly agaric (Amanita muscaria) is the most common species of agaric in Estonia that mainly grows in birch, spruce and pine stands. Fully grown, the cap of the mushroom is 8–18 cm in diameter, bright red in colour and covered … Continue reading

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Estonian Issued Stamp on The Deadly Fibrecap Mushroom

The deadly fibrecap (Inocybe erubescens) is very poisonous, containing muscarine. The poison does not disappear even after scalding or drying. Quite soon after eating the mushroom signs of poisoning appear: nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abundant perspiration, flow of spit and tears, … Continue reading

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New Swiss Stamps

International Year of Crystallography 2014 2014 will go down in history as the international year of crystallography. What do we mean by crystallography? Crystallography is the science of crystals, their structure and symmetries, forma- tion or creation and their properties … Continue reading

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Macedonia : New Stamps on Mushrooms

Macedonian Post issued a set of four stamps within the series “Flora of Macedonia” dedicated to mushrooms. The illustrated species are: Boletus satanas, Myriostoma coliforme, Caloscypha fulgens and Terana caerulea. Boletus satanas, commonly known as the Devil’s bolete or Satan’s mushroom, is a basidiomycete fungus of … Continue reading

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Estonia Issued Stamp on Deathly Mushroom

Estonia issued a stamp on death cap Mushroom.Amanita phalloides, commonly known as the death cap, is a deathly mushroom with a long period of latency as its poisons cause major damage to the liver and the kidneys.The death cap is … Continue reading

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Iceland:Wild Mushrooms VII – The penny bun Stamp

The penny bun (Boletus edulis) is a large and fleshy pipe mushroom with a brown cap and white stem. It has a mild smell and a smooth nutty taste. The penny bun can often be found in old sunny birch woods … Continue reading

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Iceland Issued Stamps on Mushrooms

Crab brittlegill (Russula xerampelina) is a large mushroom with a wine-red cap. Older mushroom smell of shellfish or herring. This mushroom grows in grassy woodlands and peaty soil. It it common in Iceland. The species is mainly characterized by its … Continue reading

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Iceland Issued Stamp on Mushrooms

Crab brittlegill (Russula xerampelina) is a large mushroom with a wine-red cap. Older mushroom smell of shellfish or herring. This mushroom grows in grassy woodlands and peaty soil. It it common in Iceland. The species is mainly characterized by its … Continue reading

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Bulgaria:Stamps on Poisonous Mushrooms

 Bulgaria  has issued a set of stamps from its traditional Flora series. Stamps depict poisonous mushrooms of Bulgaria: leader poisoner, sickener, jack-o\’-lantern mushroom and deadly fibrecap. The leader poisoner appears in late summer and autumn. Its fruit bodies are found … Continue reading

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