Irwin Murray Brodo

Dr. Irwin M. Brodo (born 1935) is an emeritus scientist at the Canadian Museum of Nature, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is a world authority on the identification and biology of lichens.

In 1994, Irwin Brodo was honored with an Acharius Medal presented to him by the International Association for Lichenology. More details about the his career can be found on the Acharius Medallists' web site. [http://www.lichenology.org/Awards/Acharius_Brodo.html]

One of Irwin Brodo's great achievements was the publication of the 795 page book, "Lichens of North" which is filled with high quality photographs of lichens taken by Sylvia and Stephen Sharnoff. [http://www.lichen.com]

Dr. Brodo's list of publications which includes 75 research papers, 8 popular articles, 22 reviews and 6 editorials and obituaries can be found on the "Lichens of North America" web site. [http://www.lichen.com/author.html]

List of lichen species named by Irwin Brodo

[http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/instruct/esslinge/chcklst/chcklst7.htm Source: Checklist of lichens of North American]

"Alectoria imshaugii" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Alectoria vancouverensis" (Gyelnik) Gyelnik "ex" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Amygdalaria consentiens" (Nyl.) Hertel, Brodo & Mas. Inoue
"Amygdalaria continua" Brodo & Hertel
"Amygdalaria elegantior" (H. Magn.) Hertel & Brodo
"Amygdalaria haidensis" Brodo & Hertel
"Amygdalaria panaeola" (Ach.) Hertel & Brodo
"Amygdalaria subdissentiens" (Nyl.) Mas. Inoue & Brodo
"Aspicilia laxula" (H. Magn.) Brodo
"BRYORIA" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria bicolor" (Ehrh.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria capillaris" (Ach.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria carlottae" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria cervinula" Mot. "ex" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria chalybeiformis" (L.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria fremontii" (Tuck.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria friabilis" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria furcellata" (Fr.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria fuscescens" (Gyelnik) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria glabra" (Mot.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria implexa" (Hoffm.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria lanestris" (Ach.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria nadvornikiana" (Gyelnik) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria nitidula" (Th. Fr.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria pikei" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria pseudocapillaris" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria pseudofuscescens" (Gyelnik) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria salazinica" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria simplicior" (Vainio) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria spiralifera" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria subcana" (Nyl. "ex" Stizenb.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria tenuis" (E. Dahl) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria tortuosa" (G. Merr.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Bryoria trichodes" (Michaux) Brodo & D. Hawksw. subsp. "trichodes"
"Bryoria trichodes" subsp. "americana" (Mot.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Caloplaca litoricola" Brodo
"Cladonia albonigra" Brodo & Ahti
"Cladonia labradorica" Ahti & Brodo
"Cladonia novochlorophaea" (Sipman) Brodo & Ahti
"Cladonia schofieldii" Ahti & Brodo
"Coccotrema maritimum" Brodo
"Coccotrema pocillarium" (Cummings) Brodo
"Fuscidea thomsonii" Brodo & Wirth
"Lecanora albella" var. "rubescens" (Imshaug & Brodo) Lumbsch
"Lecanora caesiorubella" subsp. "glaucomodes" (Nyl.) Imshaug & Brodo
"Lecanora caesiorubella" subsp. "merrillii" Imshaug & Brodo
"Lecanora caesiorubella" subsp. "saximontana" Imshaug & Brodo
"Lecanora californica" Brodo
"Lecanora cinereofusca" var. "appalachensis" Brodo
"Lecanora circumborealis" Brodo & Vitik.
"Lecanora hybocarpa" (Tuck.) Brodo
"Lecanora imshaugii" Brodo
"Lecanora luteovernalis" Brodo
"Lecanora opiniconensis" Brodo
"Lecanora perplexa" Brodo
"Loxospora pustulata" (Brodo & Culb.) R. C. Harris
"Loxosporopsis corallifera" Brodo, Henssen & Imshaug
"Megalaria corallifera" Brodo, Henssen & Imshaug
"NODOBRYORIA" Common & Brodo
"Nodobryoria abbreviata" (Müll. Arg.) Common & Brodo
"Nodobryoria oregana" (Tuck.) Common & Brodo
"Nodobryoria subdivergens" (E. Dahl) Common & Brodo
"Ochrolechia antillarum" Brodo
"Ochrolechia gowardii" Brodo
"Ochrolechia juvenalis" Brodo
"Ochrolechia laevigata" (Räsänen) Vers. "ex" Brodo
"Ochrolechia montana" Brodo
"Ochrolechia pseudopallescens" Brodo
"Ochrolechia rhodoleuca" (Th. Fr.) Brodo
"Ochrolechia subisidiata" Brodo
"Ochrolechia subplicans" (Nyl.) Brodo subsp. "subplicans"
"Ochrolechia subplicans" subsp. "hultenii" (Erichsen) Brodo
"Ochrolechia trochophora" var. "pruinirosella" Brodo
"Pertusaria geminipara" (Th. Fr.) C. Knight "ex" Brodo
"Pertusaria suboculata" Brodo & Dibben
"Pertusaria subpertusa" Brodo
"Placopsis roseonigra" Brodo
"Polysporina urceolata" (Anzi) Brodo
"Porina pacifica" Brodo
"Porpidia ochrolemma" (Vainio) Brodo & R. Sant.
"Pseudophebe minuscula" (Nyl. "ex" Arnold) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Pseudocyphellaria anomala" Brodo & Ahti
"Rhizocarpon hensseniae" Brodo
"Sulcaria badia" Brodo & D. Hawksw.
"Sulcaria isidiifera" Brodo
"Thelotrema petractoides" P. M. Jørg. & Brodo

List of lichens named in honor of Irwin Brodo:

[http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/instruct/esslinge/chcklst/chcklst7.htm Source: Checklist of lichens of North American]

"Bactrospora brodoi" Egea & Torrente
"Brodoa oroarctica" (Krog) Goward
"Bryoria trichodes" subsp. "brodoana" Bystr. & Fabiszewski
"Lecanora brodoana" Lumbsch & T. Nash
"Lecidea brodoana" Hertel & Leuckert


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