1788 - Bolton, James - History of Fungusses growing about Halifax
|Title||An History of Fungusses, growing about Halifax|
|Mentions||Robin Hood's Scar [locality in Southowram]|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-12-10. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.
It [sc. woolly boletus] is a rare plant here. The specimen from which this description and these figures are taken, grew in Robin Hood's Scar, in Southowram, near Halifax, in September, 1784.
Italics as in printed source.
In 1797 a German translation of Bolton's book was published (see Sources section below). It is a classic in British mycology.
- Not included in Dobson, R. B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), pp. 293-11.
- Outside scope of Sussex, Lucy, compil. 'References to Robin Hood up to 1600', in: Knight, Stephen. Robin Hood: A Complete Study of the English Outlaw (Oxford, UK; Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell, 1994), pp. 262-88.
- Bolton, James. An History of Fungusses, Growing about Halifax (Halifax; London; Oxford; Cambridge; York; Edinburgh; Huddersfield; Leeds, 1788-91), p. 87 and plate 87.
- Bolton, Jacob; Willdenow, Carl Ludwig, transl. Jacob Boltons Geschichte der Merkwürdigsten Pilze (Berlin, 1797), p. 65.