Donald Pfister

Donald Pfister

Asa Gray Professor of Systematic Botany
Curator of the Farlow Library and Herbarium

Donald Pfister's research centers on the biology and systematics of fungi, particularly members of the fungus classes Pezizomycetes and the Leotiomycetes, both belonging to ascomycete groups. Using molecular, life history and morphological methods he strives to understand relationships within these groups and to uncover their diversity. In addition, he studies the history of collections and collectors.


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