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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 7, 1915)
THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAN PORTLAND, NOVE3IREK 7, 1915.
PUFF BALL OF PASTURE
IS CONSIDERED DELICACY
Professor Sweetser Explains How Mushrooms May Be Cooked to Satisfy
Appetite of Most Exacting Epicure and How to Select Plants.
Section of T&erture "TufVWl
.V( " Tt-t ,.'1, A S
BY ALBERT R DD1N SWEETSER.
Pr'jfcasoi' of Botany in the University of
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene.
Nov. 6. Special.) The puft balls
are all edible. Since they cannot
be confused with any other mushroom,
they serve as -an excellent introduction
for the beginner Into the gastronomic
possibilities of the funpi and a safe
standby for the confirmed epicure.
But someone protests that I certainly
cannot mean that those little balls in
our pastures which, when stepped on,
emit a cloud of dust, are fit to eat.
Most certainly not. in that condition.
But if gathered when young and per
fectly white within they are among
the choicest and most satisfying of
There is quite a wide range in size
and appearance. They always grow
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entirely above the ground and cannot
be confused with the young of other
- Figure 1 illustrates the little Com
mon pasture puff-ball. The three on
the right side are young and probably
edible forms, while the fourth has
ripened and burst to allow the dust
like spores to escape.
Figure 2 is a drawing of a longi-1 2B is a portion of the fruiting region
tudinal section, from top to bottom, of tomewhat magnified, showing that it
one of these same puff-balls and figure
Concluded on Pace 8. Column
VERY SIMPLE AND ATTRACTIVE DESIGN FOR LETTER CASE
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On this page today is given an attractive
letter case suitable for a Christmas gift.
In using the printed design from the
paper the directions are as follows: Jf the
material is sheer, the easiest way is to lay
it over the design,' which will show
through plainly, and draw over each line
with a -hard, sharp lead pencil. If your
linen is heavy,, buy a piece of impression
paper the kind that does not rub off lay
It on your material, place the design over
It, and trace with a hard pencil. You will
find the design neatly transferred. In
transferring a design when only one part
is given, fold your linen so that the two
right sides come together. Between these
two sides insert two sheets of Impression
paper with the wrong sides toward each
other, then place your design on the
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with a hard, sharp lead pencil. You will
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