Charles Wright

illustration for Charles Wright, Herbarium collector

(29 October 1811 – 11 August 1885) “As a careful and indefatigable explorer and collector, and also an acute observer, he merits the highest praise,and will be long and honorably remembered for his great services to his chosen science.”6 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged about two dozen fungal…