Magic Lantern Slide: Marasmius oreades

This slide is part of a set showing different types of fungus and is described as ‘Fairy ring champignon’. The slides were bought by the Royal Albert Memorial College in 1933 to use as a teaching aid in classes for local men and women. Each image is a photographic print which has been hand-coloured. They were made and sold by CT Green who was a medical practitioner and amateur botanist in Cheshire.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Marasmius oreades
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Marasmius oreades
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
C. Theodore Green; Green
Production Person Initials
; C. Theodore
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
Production Town
Production Country
United Kingdom; United Kingdom
Production Area Region
Production Continent
Family Group

glass; paper; photographic emulsion; pigment
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Inscription / Transcription
Handwritten 'MARASMIUS OREADES (Bat) Fr' on top edge; 'Fairy-ring Champignon. 15/1933.3' on top binding strip; label 'C.T. GREEN, F.L.S., B'HEAD' on bottom binding strip

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