Date of Award

8-1977

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Major

Botany

Major Professor

Ronald H. Petersen

Committee Members

Rodger Holton, James W. Hilty, Clifford C. Handsen, Orson K. Miller Jr.

Abstract

A floristic study of the genus Agaricus for the southeastern United States is presented. Five species are described as new. Nomenclatural considerations include one species status novus, one nomen novum and 12 nomina dubia. Miscellaneous taxa studied contain one new species and one status novus.

Circumscription of taxa has been based on morphology and microscopic analysis.

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