Charles Horton Peck

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Charles Horton Peck

Charles Horton Peck, born March 30, 1833 in Sand Lake, New York, died 1917 in Albany, New York, was an American mycologist of the 19th and early 20th centuries. He was the New York State Botanist from 1867 to 1915, a period in which he described over 2700 species of North American fungi.[1]

Species of mushroom he described include:


  1. ^ Gilbertson, RL. (1962). Index to species and varieties of fungi described by C.H. Peck from 1909 to 1915. Mycologia 54(5):460-5.
  2. ^ "Author Query for 'Peck'". International Plant Names Index.