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Fairy Rings


THE dark green circles of grass known as “fairy rings” formed the subject of a paper in the Philosophical Transactions of the new-born Royal Society in 1675; but it was only last year that the Rothamsted chemists, Messrs. Lawes, Gilbert, and Warington, announced what is no doubt a correct explanation of these phenomena.


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EVERSHED, H. Fairy Rings . Nature 29, 384–385 (1884).

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