Sharp, Cathy

List: records (1385) | collections (1) | images (5) | determinations (90) | confirmations (0) made by Cathy Sharp

The above links show records made of species which occur in Zambia. The actual records may have been made anywhere.

Map: records by QDS

General Information

Date of birth: 09 Oct 1957


Cathy was born in Mutare, she grew up in hills of Penhalonga. She is an expert in fungi, all groups are studied but the majority are the ectomycorrhizal, miombo species (Amanita, all the boletes, Cantharellus, Cortinarius, Inocybe, Lactarius/Lactifluus, Russula), and Termitomyces. She collected in Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Namibia, and sporadicly in Belgium. Duplicates of her collections are held in in Meise Botanic Garden, the rest are in her own private collection (which is actually part of the National Mycological Collection of Zimbabwe: Parts at Plant Protection Research Institute in Harare, Parts at University of Zimbabwe, Parts at Forestry Research Centre.)

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Person details: Sharp, C., retrieved 18 May 2024

Site software last modified: 7 February 2018 12:09am
Terms of use