Orson K. Miller, Jr

Orson K. Miller, Jr.

Orson Knapp Miller, Jr., born December 19, 1930, died June 9, 2006, is an American mycologist. He has published numerous papers in mycology and is responsible for the naming of many taxa, as well as being one of the authors erecting the genus Chroogomphus:

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Books written by him include:

  • Mushrooms of North America (1972)
  • Gasteromycetes: Morphological and Developmental Features with keys to the Orders
  • Families and Genera
  • North American Mushrooms (2006)


  • William H. Weston Award for Teaching Excellence in Mycology
  • Distinguished Mycologist Award


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