Elias Magnus Fries
- Category : Science-Biology
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (1,20,31,33)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Revolution 2
Swedish mycologist and botanist, considered to be a founding father of the modern taxonomy of mushrooms. Fries most important works were the three-volume Systema mycologicum (1821–1832), Elenchus fungorum (1828), the two-volume Monographia hymenomycetum Sueciae (1857 and 1863) and Hymenomycetes Europaei (1874). He died on 8 February 1878, aged 83, in Uppsala.