Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy
Ronald H. Petersen
Rodger Holton, James W. Hilty, Clifford C. Handsen, Orson K. Miller Jr.
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.
Freeman, Alice E. Hanson, "A Floristic Study of the Genus Agaricus for the Southeastern United States. " PhD diss., University of Tennessee, 1977.