Jodrell Laboratory - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey TW9 3AB
The British Mycological Society
Autumn Open Meeting
in partnership with
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Fungal Evolution & Ecology
Saturday 18 November 2017 – Kew Gardens, Jodrell Lecture Theatre, TW9 3DS.
Come to hear about the latest work by scientists, students and citizen scientists.
10:00-10:30: Coffee & Tea.
10:30-11:00: Dr. Jorinde Nuytinck - Naturalis Biodiversity Center, The Netherlands.
Jorinde is a specialist on Lactarius and Lactifluus.
11:00-11:30: William Rimington - Imperial College London, Natural History Museum & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Will is investigating fungal symbioses in ancient lineages of plants.
11:30-12:00: Prof. Henry Beker - Royal Holloway, University of London.
Henry is an expert on Hebeloma.
12:00-14:00: Lunch break.
14:00-14:30: Dr. Brian Pickles - University of Reading & U. of British Columbia.
Brian works on the ecology of trees and fungi.
14:30-15:00: Carol Hobart.
Carol is a citizen scientist working on truffle fungi.
15:00-15:30: Dr. Laura Martínez-Suz - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Laura investigates the ecology of forest fungi.
15:30-16:00: Dr. Joan Webber - Forest Research, Alice Holt.
Joan is an expert on tree health.
16:00-16:30: Open Discussion - We will focus on citizen science and engagement.
A contribution of £5 is requested towards supporting our meeting costs.