Robert W Lichtwardt
- Category : 1924-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (12,27,57,59)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Duality 2
Brazilian-born American mycologist specializing in the study of arthropod-associated, gut-dwelling fungi (trichomycetes). He is known for his online monograph and interactive keys to trichomycete taxa.
At the University of Kansas he taught botany, mycology, plant pathology, and medical mycology. He mentored 16 PhD students and 12 Master’s students. He published over 150 papers, contributed to several book chapters, and wrote a monograph of the trichomycetes that was published online in 2001.
Robert W. Lichtwardt died on 9 February 2018, aged 93.