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To: JoeProBono
Interesting side note about Beatrix Potter - she was a mycologist and is the first person to have recognized lichens as the symbiotic relationship between fungi and bacteria. A monumental finding, but ignored because of her gender. Also, her scientific illustrations are among the finest...


34 posted on 02/19/2011 10:08:48 AM PST by stormer
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To: stormer

BEATRIX POTTER 1866-1943 Most know Beatrix Potter as creator of Peter Rabbit; fewer know that for more than three decades she was, as Mrs. Heelis, a sheep farmer in the beautiful Lake District of England. This article is more from the point of veiw as the latter, and hopefully will give a more pastoral view of the artist and her portrayal of the shepherd's dog


38 posted on 02/19/2011 10:21:09 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: stormer
Interesting side note about Beatrix Potter - she was a mycologist

So was Hirohito. Just sayin, it takes all kinds.

49 posted on 02/19/2011 12:58:49 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (BYOST -- bring your own sark tag. Thank you.)
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