For sale here is a vintage school teaching model of. PENNY BUN MUSHROOM (Boletus edulis). Made in the Czech Republic in the 1960's/70's. Foraging is considered a bit of a national pastime in the Czech Republic and families often go out together to collect mushrooms, so education is vital.These fine mushrooms are on a turned wooden base with dried moss. They are life size examples of a mature and immature penny bun mushrooms. This is boletus edulis also known as the penny bun, cep and porcini mushroom. It is one of the most commonly eaten and highly prized mushrooms. Made from latex and mounted on a wooden base covered with dried moss, the condition is very good.
No longer used in schools, they now make wonderful decorative items. Obviously this item is not new, it has been used in classrooms so there may be some light cosmetic wear, I have tried to photograph any wear I could see such a flaking paint, cracks or chips so please do check all photos carefully. All items are tracked and insured.This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Medical Instruments". The seller is "wildstrawberrystore" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.