Stamp: Ganoderma lucidum (Tanzania 1996)

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Ganoderma lucidum (Tanzania 1996)

17 December (Tanzania ) within release Mushrooms (1996) goes into circulation Stamp Ganoderma lucidum face value 1,000 Tanzanian shilingi

Stamp Ganoderma lucidum in catalogues
Michel: Mi: TZ 2531

Stamp is square format.

Stamp from souvenir sheet

Also in the issue Mushrooms (1996):

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Stamp Ganoderma lucidum in digits
Country: Tanzania
Date: 1996-12-17
Print: Offset lithography
Perforation: 14
Emission: Commemorative
Format: Stamp
Face Value: 1,000 Tanzanian shilingi

Stamp Ganoderma lucidum it reflects the thematic directions:

A mushroom (or toadstool) is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source. The standard for the name "mushroom" is the cultivated white button mushroom, Agaricus bisporus; hence the word "mushroom" is most often applied to those fungi (Basidiomycota, Agaricomycetes) that have a stem (stipe), a cap (pileus), and gills (lamellae, sing. lamella) on the underside of the cap. These gills produce microscopic spores that help the fungus spread across the ground or its occupant surface. "Mushroom" describes a variety of gilled fungi, with or without stems, and the term is used even more generally, to describe both the fleshy fruiting bodies of some Ascomycota and the woody or leathery fruiting bodies of some Basidiomycota, depending upon the context of the word. Forms deviating from the standard morphology usually have more specific names, such as "bolete", "puffball", "stinkhorn", and "morel", and gilled mushrooms themselves are often called "agarics" in reference to their similarity to Agaricus or their order Agaricales. By extension, the term "mushroom" can also designate the entire fungus when in culture; the thallus (called a mycelium) of species forming the fruiting bodies called mushrooms; or the species itself.

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