Julius Schäffer

Julius Schäffer (1882, Markgröningen – 1944, Diessen am Ammersee): teacher, mycologist, specialist e. g. for the genera Agaricus, Cortinarius and Russula.

For biography and bibliography see Schäffer L., Zeitschr. Pilzk. 33(3–4): 49–74 (1967). More than 900 of his watercolour drawings of Basidiomycetes (mainly Agaricales and Russulales) are housed in the Botanische Staatssammlung München.


Agaricus bitorquis (Quél.) Sacc.
Agaricus praeclaresquamosus E. M. Freeman
Amanita lepiotoides Barla
Bolbitius titubans (Bull. : Fr.) Fr.
Inocybe oblectabilis (Britzelm.) Sacc.
Lyophyllum fumosum (Pers. : Fr.) Orton
Russula nitida (Pers. : Fr.) Fr.
Tricholoma acerbum (Bull. : Fr.) Quél.