Harry D. Thiers

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Harry D. Thiers
Born(1919-01-22)January 22, 1919
DiedAugust 8, 2000(2000-08-08) (aged 81)
Known forStudied and named many fungi native to North America
Scientific career
InstitutionsSan Francisco State University
Author abbrev. (botany)Thiers

Harry Delbert Thiers (January 22, 1919 in Fort McKavett, Texas – August 8, 2000 in Ohio) was an American mycologist who studied and named many fungi native to North America, particularly California. Thiers taught mycology at San Francisco State University. He comprehensively revised and expanded on the North American collection of boletes and named many new species.[1]

Species authored include:

The genus Chaetothiersia and species Cortinarius thiersii were named in his honor.


  1. ^ Thiers BM, Halling RE (2003). "Harry D. Thiers, 1919–2000" (PDF). Mycologia. 95 (6): 1271–75. doi:10.1080/15572536.2004.11833035. JSTOR 3761927. Retrieved Nov 8, 2018.
  2. ^ IPNI.  Thiers.

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