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Watercolour and ink drawing of 3 mycologists flying high in a mushroon / toadstool shaped hot air balloon entitled "Authorities high in Fungi, 1872" in John Sadler's handwriting - image could very well have been painted by John Sadler. The figure in glasses is likely Miles Berkeley; the figure with red beard could be John Sadler, but more likely to be Mordecai Cooke, the third figure is too indistinct to identify.
Copy of lecture paper sent to Miss Noble with covering letter; Cards containing corrections to lecture; Extracts showing tables of locations and quantities of various fungi compiled by Stevenson in 1879; Extract of list of plant diseases recorded in Greville’s “Scottish Cryptogamic Flora”, 1823; List of 8 types of virus (?) and their quantities added by Boyd in 1924; list as follows: •1 letter dated January 8, 1976 to Miss Noble regarding the manuscript of the talk “History and Developments in Scottish Botany V. Progress in Mycology”. •15 page typed manuscript on the “History and Developments in Scottish Botany V. Progress in Mycology”, with handwritten corrections. •7 handwritten topic cards relating to the M/S •2 handwritten notes 0n Numbers of Fungi Collected by Stevenson (1879) •4 printed pages relating to Distribution Chart; Stevenson’s Mycologia Scotica (1879)
• Report on the Tenth International Mycology/ Plant Pathology Excursion, held in Aberdeen between August 13th and 20th, 1964. Record of site visits over the period, discusses plant diseases, list of fungi found and their locations.