The mycological legacy of Elias Magnus Fries

  title={The mycological legacy of Elias Magnus Fries},
  author={Ronald H Petersen and Henning Knudsen},
  booktitle={IMA fungus},
The taxonomic concepts which originated with or were accepted by Elias Magnus Fries were presented during his lifetime in the printed word, illustrative depiction, and in collections of dried specimens. This body of work was welcomed by the mycological and botanical communities of his time: students and associates aided Fries and after his passing carried forward his taxonomic ideas. His legacy spawned a line of Swedish and Danish mycologists intent on perpetuating the Fries tradition: Hampus… CONTINUE READING