Augusto Napoleone Berlese (1864 - 1903)
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BiographyBerlese was a professor in phytopathology at the agricultural college in Milan. He and his brother, the zoologist Antonio Berlese, founded the journal Revista di Patologia vegetale in 1892. He helped out with Saccardo's Sylloge Fungorum, and published the two picture books you see below.
Berlese did much work on the tiny parasitic genera (of animals as well as plants), so when I start including those in the website, you will see more citations of species under his name, and probably some pictures from his books, too.
You will see many variants of the nameof his Icones, but this is the only big work of this nature that he published. In contradiction of the title, this work does not cover all fungi, just the little tiny ascomycetes.
Heinrich Dörfelt & Heike Heklau (1998) Die Geschichte der Mykologie
(Die Geschichte der Mykologie)
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Selected PublicationsPier Andrea Saccardo, Paul Sydow, Augusto Napoleone Berlese, Domenico Saccardo & Giovanni Battista de Toni (1882 - 1931) Sylloge Fungorum omnium hucusque cognitorum: volumes 1-25 (Index of All Fungi, as currently understood)
Volume 14 addresses the imperfect fungi, and contains Pier Andrea Saccardo's system for classifying them by spore color and form.
Augusto Napoleone Berlese (1885 - 1889) Fungi moricolae
Augusto Napoleone Berlese (1894) Icones fungorum omnium hucusque cognitorum ad usum Sylloges Saccardianae accomodatae: I. Lophiostomaceae and Sphaeriaceae; Phaeo- and Hyalophragmiae (Pictures of All Fungi as Currently Understood, arranged according to the system in Saccardo's Sylloge) pp. 1 - 243
Augusto Napoleone Berlese (1897 - 1902) "Saggio di una monografia delle Peronosporacee" (Outlines of a monograph on the Peronosporaceae) in Rivista di Patologia Vegetale
in issues 6, 7, 9, and 10
Augusto Napoleone Berlese (1898) "Studi citologici sui funghi: I. Divisione del nucleo e formazione dei conidi in Oidium" (Cytological studies on the fungi The division of the nucleus and formation of conidia in Oidium) in Rivista di Patologia Vegetale 6 pp. 66 - 75
Augusto Napoleone Berlese (1900) Icones fungorum omnium hucusque cognitorum ad usum Sylloges Saccardianae accomodatae: II. Sphaeriaceae; Phaeodictyae, Hyalodictyae, Scolecosporeae (Pictures of All Fungi as Currently Understood, arranged according to the system in Saccardo's Sylloge) 216 pp.
Augusto Napoleone Berlese (1905) Icones fungorum omnium hucusque cognitorum ad usum Sylloges Saccardianae accomodatae: III. Sphaeriaceae; Allantosporae (Pictures of All Fungi as Currently Understood, arranged according to the system in Saccardo's Sylloge) 120 pp.
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