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Fungi Model - Yellow Bolet, Boletus luteus, Richmond Park, 1878 Object Reg. No: ST 003955

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Family: Boletaceae

This wax model was made in the Industrial and Technological Museum by Thomas McMillan in 1878. It was based on a Yellow Bolet specimen collected in Richmond Park, near the Horticultural Gardens in May that same year. This variety was used for food.
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Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: food, fungi boletaceae, wax vegetable models
Themes this item is part of: Economic Botany Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Wax Models
Tertiary Classification: vegetables
Modelmaker: Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, 1878
Place & Date Collected: Burnley, Victoria, Australia, 1878

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