Howard E. Bigelow

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Howard E. Bigelow
Born (1923-06-28)June 28, 1923
Died November 21, 1987(1987-11-21) (aged 64)
Greenfield, Massachusetts
Citizenship United States
Fields Mycology
Institutions Department of Botany, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Montreal
Alma mater University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Doctoral advisor Alexander H. Smith
Known for Agaric mycota of the New England area
Author abbrev. (botany) H.E. Bigelow

Howard E. Bigelow (June 28, 1923 – November 21, 1987) was an American mycologist, born in 1923 in Greenfield, Massachusetts and died in 1987. He was wed to mycologist Margaret Elizabeth Barr-Bigelow in 1956.

He studied at Oberlin College from 1941 to 1943. He left college to fight in the American army. He returned to Oberlin after the war and obtained his Bachelor of Arts in 1949 and his Master of Arts in 1951. He studied botany at the University of Michigan under the guidance of Alexander Hanchett Smith (1904–1986) and received his doctorate in 1956. He is the author of works on the fungi of the Clitocybe and Tricholomataceae genera.[1]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Bigelow, HE. 1960, publ. 1962. Unusual fruiting of Cordyceps militaris. Mycologia 52 (6): 958.
  • ___________; Barr, ME. 1962. Contribution to the fungus flora of north-eastern North America. Rhodora 64 (758): 126–137, illus.
  • ___________; Barr, ME. 1963. Contribution to the fungus flora of north-eastern North America. III. Rhodora 65 (764): 289–309, 4 pls, 10 figs.
  • ___________; Smith, AH. 1963. Clitocybe species from the Western United States. Mycologia 54 (5): 498–515, 4 pls.
  • ___________. 1965. The genus Clitocybe in North America: section Clitocybe. Lloydia 28 (2): 139–180.
  • ___________. 1985. North American species of Clitocybe. Part II. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 81: 281–471, 49 planchas.
  • ___________; HD Thiers, edit. 1975. Studies on Higher Fungi, a Collection of Papers Dedicated to Dr. Alexander H. Smith on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday. 78 planchas (2 coloreadas) & 12 figuras en texto. 8vo, pp. vi+372. ISBN 3-7682-5451-8
  • ___________. 1979. Mushroom pocket field guide. 117 pp. ilustraciones. 1ª impr. 1974. ISBN 0-02-062200-7
  • ___________. 1982. North American Species of Clitocybe. Ed. Lubrecht & Cramer Ltd, Port Jervis. ISBN 3-7682-5472-0

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