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26 October 2020

Special Mushrooms

Belgium: Special Mushrooms, 26 October 2020. Images from bpost.

Technical Specifications:

Special Mushrooms
Theme: When we think of mushrooms, the first one that comes to mind is red with white dots. However, there are many other colorful mushrooms with strange shapes that deserve to be highlighted.
Postage stamps: a. Smooth crucibule b. Red clathre v. Star Anthurus d. Arched géastre. Slimy Calocère Leaf: Sketch of the natural environment in which fungi can be found.
Creation: Drawings and layout Sven Bellanger
Stamp format: a-b-d-e: 30mm x 40mm c: 50mm x 40mm
Leaf format: 194mm x 165mm
Sheet composition: 10 postage stamps (2×5 postage stamps)
Value: 1 Non Prior Belgium
For formats: standardized shipments up to 50g
Paper: FSC white scrubbed
Dentelure: 11 1/2
Printing process: Offset
Issue date: October 26, 2020
Repro and Print: Philately bpost and Stamps Printing

Crucibulum crucibuliforme:

Basket Stinkhorn (Clathrus ruber):

Devil’s Fingers (Clathrus archeri):

Rayed Earthstar (Geastrum quadrifidum):

Yellow Stagshorn (Calocera viscosa):

First Day Sheet:

FDS – Special Mushrooms
6,75 €
First Day Sheet with the show “Special Mushrooms”, featuring other colorful mushrooms with strange shapes that deserve to be highlighted.
FDS with a first day obliteration and presenting on the back an interesting N/F text on the theme, as well as all the technical characteristics of the postage stamp issue.
Issue date: 26/10/2020
Product code: 00000031629

First Day Covers:

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