George Barron is Professor Emeritus (College) from the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph.
This collection is comprised of more than 2100 images collected during George Barron's extensive career in mycology.
Dr. Barron's work in mycology over the years has garnered numerous awards including the Sigma Xi "Excellence in Research" award from his colleagues at the University of Guelph in 1992 and the Mycological Society of America's "Distinguished Mycologist" award in 1998. He is the author of numerous publications, including the field guides Mushrooms of Ontario and Eastern Canada, and Mushrooms of Northeast North America, published by Lone Pine Publishing.
Images in this collection have attracted interest from researchers across the globe.