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LONDON. Linnean Society, November 16.—Prof. Stewart, President, in the chair.—Mr. J. H. Veitch exhibited a large and interesting collection of economic and other vegetable products of Japan, recently brought by him from that country, and described the various uses to which different kinds of wood, fibre, grass, &., were applied for domestic purposes, as also the way in which various seaweeds were collected and prepared for food. —Mr. A. G. Renshaw exhibited a remarkably large specimen of the giant puffball, Lycoperdon giganteum, which he had gathered at Catford Bridge.

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