Paul Konrad

Paul Konrad (1 April 1877 in Le Locle – 19 December 1948 in Neuchâtel) was a Swiss geometrician and amateur mycologist.[1]

From 1902 he was an employee of the Compagnie des Tramways de Neuchâtel, of which, he served as a director from 1938 to 1948.[2]

In 1918 he became a member of the Société mycologique de France,[3] and for a number of years was associated with the Société linnéenne de Lyon (1927–48). In 1932 he received an honorary doctorate in sciences from the University of Neuchâtel.[2]

Selected writingsEdit

  • Notes critiques sur quelques champignons du Jura (4 parts, 1923–29) – Critique on some mushrooms of the Jura.
  • Révision des Hyménomycètes de France et des pays limitrophes; with André Maublanc (1924) – Revision on Hymenomycetes of France and neighboring countries.
  • Icones Selectae Fungorum; with André Maublanc (6 parts, 1924–27).
  • Note sur le Boletus pulverulentus Opatowski; with René Maire (1927) – On Boletus pulverulentus.
  • Les Agaricales. Classification, revision des espèces, iconographie, comestibilité, with André Maublanc (1948) – Agaricales; classification. revision of species, iconography, edibility.[4][5]

In 1949 mycologist Eugéne Mayor published Konrad's necrology in the journal "Bulletin de la Société neuchâteloise des sciences naturelles".[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paul Konrad : 1877-1948 Retro Seals
  2. ^ a b BHL Taxonomic literature : a selective guide to botanical publications
  3. ^ Paul Konrad (1877-1948) data.bnf.fr/
  4. ^ Cybertruffle (published works)
  5. ^ IDREF.fr bibliography
  6. ^ Paul Konrad : 1877 - 1948 OCLC WorldCat
  7. ^ IPNI.  Konrad.