Universal Cyclop Dia And Atlas

Author: Charles Kendall Adams
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ISBN: 9781230154442
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...related to A. campestris is A. arvensis, popularly called "meadow-mushroom," from its place of growth. It is larger than A. campestris, stronger in flavor, and less esteemed. From its size and coarseness it has in England received the name of "horse-mushroom." Specimens are mentioned weighing 14 lb. The " nail fungus," A. esculentus, is the smallest species used for food. The pileus does not exceed an inch in diameter, and is flat and clay colored. It is found in fir woods, and is used largely in Vienna as a flavor for sauces under the name of Nagelschwamm. One of the most poisonous species of the genus is the "fly agaric," A. muscarius, so named because the fungus is often steeped and the solution used for the destruction of the house-fly. The pileus is raised upon a long stipe, reaching a diameter of 4 to 6 inches, having its bright red surface studded with large white protuberances. Very closely allied to the fly agaric is A. cwsareus, though not poisonous and very excellent for food. It can always be distinguished by its yellow gills, while A. muscarius has them of a pure dead white. The genus Coprinus differs from Agaricus mainly in the deliquescent character of the gills. C. comalus is the leading esculent species, and commands attention by its singular and graceful form. The whole surface is delicate and silky, the cap tinged with brown at the top and grayish at the base, soon becoming covered with scales. The gills are very close together, and pass in color from pink to brown. These plants should always be gathered before they begin to deliquesce. In the genus Cortinarius the veil is composed of arachnoid threads and the spores are rusty. The edible species are few in number. In Hygrophorus...

Universal Cyclopedia And Atlas Vol 8 Of 12 Classic Reprint

Author: Charles Kendall Adams
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781527777460
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Excerpt from Universal Cyclopedia and Atlas, Vol. 8 of 12 It. This vowel is produced with the lips rounded as in uttering on and with the tongue in the position required in utter ing eel into whieh sound it is most. Naturally corrupted. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Author: Orr, James
Publisher: Delmarva Publications, Inc.
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia contains nearly ten thousand entries from over 200 Bible scholars and teachers. It was edited by James Orr, John Nuelsen, Edgar Mullins, Morris Evans, and Melvin Grove Kyle and was published complete in 1939. It is the most up-to-date multivolume Bible encyclopedia written by conservative scholars. In addition to the encyclopedia articles, all of the major words of the Bible are defined and all scripture references and reference to other entries within the text have been colorized. There are two linked indexes in this volume- a main index at the beginning and a linked subject index. This Encyclopedia is a must have for any biblical scholar.