Constantine John Alexopoulos (1907 - 1986)
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BiographyAlexopoulos was a myxomycologist who studied with Stevens and spent most of his career at the University of Texas at Austin. He authored one of the standard collegiate mycology textbooks
Selected PublicationsConstantine John Alexopoulos & James Koevenig (1964) BSCS pamphlets: Slime molds and research
Constantine John Alexopoulos & Harold Charles Bold (1967) Algae and fungi
William Dudley Gray & Constantine John Alexopoulos (1968) Biology of the myxomycetes
George Williard Martin & Constantine John Alexopoulos (1969) The Myxomycetes
The illustrator is listed as Ruth McVaugh Allen. I'm assuming that this isn't the Ruth Allen of this database, since she probably wouldn't be just an illustrator, and she would have been 90 years old.
Harold Charles Bold, Constantine John Alexopoulos & Theodore Delevoryas (1987) Morphology of plants and fungi 5th ed. 912 pp.
Constantine John Alexopoulos, C. W. Mims & Meredith Blackwell (1996) Introductory Mycology 4th ed. 869 pp.
This is one of the two major textbooks in the US at the moment (the other is Bryce Kendrick's The Fifth Kingdom. Alexopoulos wrote the first edition by himself in 1950; later editions have employed co-authors.
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