Giovanni Antonio Battarra

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Giovanni Antonio Battarra (Coriano, 9 June 1714 – Rimini, 8 November 1789) was an Italian priest, naturalist, and mycologist. In 1755, he published Fungorum Agri Ariminensis Historia, consisting of 80 pages and illustrated with 40 copper plates drawn and engraved by himself, in which he described 248 species of fungi.

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  • Google Books Online edition of Fungorum Agri Ariminensis Historia