Archive for the ‘fungi’ Category

#1068 Switzerland 16/08/08

switzerland-160808Vural has sent another nice cover from Switzerland, thank you! It was posted in Geuensee on August 8 and arrived on August 10, 2016.

The left stamp is part of the “Mushrooms” set, which was issued on March 6, 2014. It depicts a Strobilomyces strobilaceus.

The right stamp was issued on July 26, 2016 and depicts the Solar Impulse aircraft.

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#1055 Tanzania 14/08/06

Tanzania 140806This very nice cover from Tanzania was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Kigoma on August 6 and arrived on August 14, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the set “Ceremonial Costumes” and depicts a Kuria lady from Mara. The middle stamp depicts the chestnut bolete (Gyroporus castaneus). The right stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Zanzibar Revolution in 1964. It depicts the 7th president of Zanzibar, Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein.

See also: #1011 Tanzania 14/08/06

#1011 Tanzania 14/08/06

Tanzania 140806-2This nice cover from Tanzania was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Kigoma on August 6 and arrived on August 14, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the “Fungi” stamp set (issued on November 27, 1998) and depicts the chestnut bolete (Gyroporus castaneus).

The middle stamp depicts the board game Bao. The right stamp commemorates Pemba Island.

 

#1008 Taiwan 15/11/27

Taiwan 151127David has sent this nice cover from Taiwan, thank you! It was posted in Lujhu (路竹), Kaohsiung on November 27 and arrived on December 7, 2015.

The left stamp depicts the mushroom Entoloma murrayii. The right stamp depicts the small snakehead (Channa asiatica).

#970 Tonga 15/08/10

Tonga 150810-5This very nice cover from Tonga was sent by Steven, thank you! It was posted in Nuku’alofa on August 10 and arrived on August 24, 2015.

The top left and bottom right stamp are part of the “Butterflies and Flowers” set, which was issued on September 6, 2013. The stamps commemorate the Great Eggfly (Hypolimnas bolina) sitting on a Tahitian gardenia (Gardenia taitensis) and a meadow argus (Junonia villida) sitting on an elder (Sambucus nigra).

The top right stamp is part of the set “Royal Baby – Prince George of Cambridge“, which was issued on August 30, 2013.

The bottom left stamp are part of the “Fungi” set, which was issued on September 8, 1997. They depict the anemone stinkhorn (Aseroe rubra) and the fungi Marasmiellus semiustus.

 

#833 Burundi 14/07/16

Burundi 140716-2Another very nice cover from Burundi was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Bujumbura on July 16 and arrived on July 28, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the flowers set (issued on June 26, 1995) and depicts the African senna (Senna didymobotrya; Cassia was the former genus of the Senna species).

The middle stamp depicts the mushroom Russula meleagris. It is  part of the “Fungi” set, which was issued on September 30, 1992.

On the right there is a stamp of the “Whales” set, which commemorates the endangered blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus).

See also: #649 Burundi 13/03/30

#817 Burundi 14/07/16

Burundi 140716This very nice cover from Burundi, was sent by Déo, thank you very much! It was posted in Bujumbura on July 16 and arrived on July 28, 2014.

The stamp on the left depicts the edible mushroom Zambian slender Caesar (Amanita zambiana). The stamp is part of a set, which was issued on September 30, 1992.

The middle stamp commemorates the tree Mitragyna rubrostipulosa. It is part of the “Flowers” stamp set (issued June 26, 1995). The right stamp is part of the “Primates” stamp set, which was issued on December 1, 2011. It depicts the olive baboon (Papio anubis).

See also: #649 Burundi 13/03/30

#815 Switzerland 14/07/21

Switzerland 140721On July 20 I received this very nice cover from Switzerland, thank you Vural! It was posted in Geuensee on July 21, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the “Mushrooms”-set, which was issued on March 6, 2014. It depicts the chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius). The middle stamp is the EUROPA stamp of 1975 and the right stamp is part of the 2014 EUROPA set (issued May 8) and depicts an Alphorn.

See also: #361 Switzerland 10/03/08

#506 Romania 08/06/17

romania-080617This cover was sent to me by a friend collector from Romania. It was posted in Târnăveni on June 17, 2008.

The left stamp is part of a set which commemorates the centenary of the Romanian Peasant Museum. It depicts a head dress of Argeș. The set was issued on October 5, 2006.

The right stamp is part of a set of mushroom stamps, which was issued on January 18, 2008. It depicts a shaggy parasol (Lepiota rhacodes).

#230 Spain 09/11/19

This beautiful cover from Gijón, Spain, was sent to me by José Luís, thank you!

The stamps depict the fungi Boletus pinophilus and Cantharellus cibarius. The stamps were issued on October 16, 2009.

Pakistan 08/11/16

pakistan-0811161Cover from Pakistan, posted in Karachi on November 16, 2008.

Malik send me this really beautiful cover, which has attached 8 different stamps. The bottom left stamp, which is part of the series “Men of Letters” issued on October 13 in 2001, shows Syed Imtiaz Ali Taj (1900-1970), a famous Pakistani author. The top left stamp commemorates the Sindh Festival 2001. The next stamp issued on April 9, 2001, announces the 9th SAF Games in Islamabad 2004. The middle stamp was issued on November 19, 2007; it commemorates the Centenary Celebration of the Catholic Cathedral Church in Lahore.

The next four rupees stamp issued on February 15, 2003 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. The very right stamp is part of the series “Medicinal Plants of Pakistan”: It shows the Chamomilla (Matricaria recutita). Finally, the two se-tenant stamps in the bottom right corner are part of a mini-sheet depicting mushrooms. They show the mushrooms Agaricus arvensis and Coprinus comatus.

Thank you very much for this beautiful cover!

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