BETHEL, Ellsworth (1863-1925), Ohio-born naturalist interested in mycology, he was a graduate of East Tennessee Wesleyan University. In 1905 he received his Masters from the University of Denver.
Bethel collected specimens, mostly fungi, on Santa Catalina Island for a day each in 1912, 1913, 1914 and 1915. They are located in the Colorado State Museum herbarium.
Bethel died at age 62 on September 8, 1925. He is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colorado next to his (second?) wife, Alice (1865-1950).
Santa Catalina Island
1912-1915 Colorado State Museum