Vegetable

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Registration number
3154
Item name
Vegetable 
Category
Drug/Medicine
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Victoria > South coast and riverine region > Mt. Dandenong
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
Donated by Miss Dowling 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Sample of a type of edible fungus, "Native Bread" (Laccocephalum mylittae). This part of the plant remains underground as a food reservoir (sclerotium)

Items 3001 to 3324 were the Anthropological Society of Queensland Collection which was donated at the foundation of the Anthropology Museum in 1949.

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