[Taxacom] Erast Parmasto 1928-2012

Urmas Kõljalg urmas.koljalg at ut.ee
Wed Apr 25 11:53:09 CDT 2012

Dear colleagues,

I regret to inform you that Erast Parmasto passed away yesterday afternoon.
Erast was leading expert in fungal taxonomy. During his long and distinguished career he published 170 scientific papers and described more than 300 new taxa or new combinations.

There is a memorial web page available at  http://erast.ut.ee/ErastParmasto/

Best wishes,
Urmas Kõljalg

Prof. Urmas Kõljalg
40 Lai Str.
Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences
University of Tartu
EE-51005 Tartu

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