1815 leaves Breslau for the university of Berlin, where he is made director of the botanical garden and curator of the herbarium
Link had a very scientific orientation, doing many biological studies of plants at a time when not many people did. Except for his one famous fleshy fungus, most of the fungi he worked with were microscopic anamorphs. The number of his genera that are still used show the high quality of his work.
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