Harold Wager

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Harold William Taylor Wager FRS (11 March 1862 – 17 November 1929) was a British botanist and mycologist.[1] He was the uncle of the geologist Lawrence Rickard Wager. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1904.[2][3] He was President of the British Mycological Society in 1910[4] and again in 1919.[5]

Wager was first a lecturer in botany at the Yorkshire College, then at Victoria University, then later he took the role of an Inspector of Schools for the Board of Education.[6]

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  1. ^ "obit. Dr. Harold Wager, F.R.S.". Nature. 124 (3138): 953–954. 21 Dec 1929. doi:10.1038/124953a0. 
  2. ^ "WAGER, Harold W. T.". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. p. 1812. 
  3. ^ "Wager; Harold William Taylor (1862–1929)". Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  4. ^ Desmond, Ray (1994). Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists. p. 708. ISBN 0-85066-843-3. 
  5. ^ "Presidential address. The significance of sex and nuclear fusion in the fungi.". Trans. British Mycol. Soc. 6: 305–17. 1920. 
  6. ^ "Certificates of Election and Candidature". Retrieved 4 March 2011. 

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