The Passing of a Great Mycologist
basidium at aol.com
Thu May 1 20:43:34 EST 1997
I received the following directly from Vince O'Neil via e-mail.
"Josiah Lowe... was a kindly, unassuming man whose modesty concealed his
scholarship and intellectual achievement. I first met him about twenty
years ago when he taught a wildflower identification course at University
College. Dr. Lowe
was a naturalist in the broadest sense of that word. He provided generous
counsel to beginners on field trips at the inception of the Central New
Mycological Society. I particularly recall his enjoyment while collecting
dozens of morels in the course of a foray on Gulf Road in the town of
Mycenae back when these delicacies proliferated in that area."
--Vince O'Neil <ducksoup at future.dreamscape.com>
(David W. Fischer)
Coauthor, "Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America" and "Mushrooms of Northeastern North America"
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