Ref NoMS/92
TitleRussula Monographie Täublinge - V. Melzer
AdminHistoryVáclav Melzer (26 August 1878 – 1 May 1968) was a Czech teacher and mycologist, who was part of a group of Czech teachers who became mycologists at the beginning of the 20th century that also included figures such as Jindrich Kucera, Rudolf Veselý, and František Tyttl. A substantial part of his life was spent living and working in Domažlice. Melzer's scientific work was devoted mainly to Russula, in which he published the first Czech monograph of this basidiomycete genus.
DescriptionTypescript carbon copy (in German) of a work by V. Melzer entitled ''Russula Monographie Täublinge'. Contains 121 leaves with 1 illustration, and a foreword by Professor Karl Kavina, dated 'Prag [Prague] 3 September, 1944'.
Extent1 bound volume
AcquisitionPresented to the Linnean Society by the A.A. Pearson Bequest in May 1955.
Creator NameMelzer, V.
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