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Dr. R. W. G. Dennis

Dr Richard William George Dennis.

Born 13th July 1910, Thornbury, Gloucestershire. Died 7th June 2003 (aged 92).

He had a wide range of interests but particularly fungi. As a Mycologist he published over 200 books and papers between 1931 and 1999, and described a substantial number of new fungal species. 40 of which are named after him along with the genera: Dennisiella Bat. & Cif., Dennisiodiscus Svrcek, Dennisiomyces Singer, Dennisiopsis Subram. & Chandrash., and Dennisographium Rifai.

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