Robert Kühner (15 March 1903 in Paris – 27 February 1996 in Lyon) was a French mycologist most notable for reviewing many forms of agaric (mushroom fungus) genera.

Robert Kühner
Robert Kühner
Born15 March 1903
Died27 February 1996 (1996-02-28) (aged 92)
Alma materUniversity of Paris
Known forAgaricales
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Lyon

He studied at the Sorbonne, afterwards from 1921 until 1932, he was working as a high school teacher in Lille. Then from 1938 till 1973, he was associated with the Faculty of Sciences at Lyon.[1][2]

He was honoured in 1946, with Kuehneromyces, which is a genus of fungi in the family Strophariaceae.[3]

Selected works edit

  • Contribution à l'étude des hyménomycètes et spécialement des agaricacés, 1926 - Contribution to the study of Hymenomycetes and especially of Agaricales.
  • Le genre Galera (Fries) Quélet, 1935 - The genus Galera (Fries) Quélet.
  • Le genre Mycena (Fries) Étude cytologique et systématique des espèces d'Europe et d'Amérique du Nord, 1938 - The genus Mycena (Fries), cytological and systematic studies of species native to Europe and North America.
  • Flore analytique des champignons supérieurs (agarics, bolets, chanterelles), 1953 - Analysis of major mushrooms (agarics, boletes, chanterelles).
  • Compléments à la "Flore analytique, 1954 - Additions to the "Flora analytique".[4]
  • Agaricales de la zone alpine: Amanitacées, 1972 - Agaricales of the Alpine zone: Amanitaceae.[5]

References edit

  1. ^ Lamoure D, Miller Jr OK (1999). "Robert Kühner, 1903–1996". Mycologia. 91 (4): 707–13. doi:10.1080/00275514.1999.12061072. JSTOR 3761259.
  2. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2022). Eine Enzyklopädie zu eponymischen Pflanzennamen [Encyclopedia of eponymic plant names] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2022. ISBN 978-3-946292-41-8. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  3. ^ "Kuehneromyces Singer & A.H.Sm". Retrieved 23 May 2022.
  4. ^ WorldCat Identities (publications)
  5. ^ (bibliography)
  6. ^ International Plant Names Index.  Kühner.