The British Mycological Society
Autumn Open Meeting
in partnership with
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The Conservation of Fungi
Saturday 29 November 2014 – Kew Gardens, Jodrell Lecture Theatre, TW9 3DS.
Fungal conservation is on the spotlight, join us to learn more.
All Day: Whilst attending the BMS Autumn Open Meeting look out for: Henry Tribe. A chance to see part of the BMS Collection of Fungus Models, mostly made by Eileen Chattaway.
10:30-11:00: Coffee & Tea.
11:00-11:30: Anders Dahlberg -Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.
Anders is a fungal ecologist and conservation expert who leads the Global Fungal Red List Initiative of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
11:30-12:00: Thom Kuyper -Wageningen University.
Thom is an expert on fungal ecology, involved with fungal conservation in The Netherlands.
12:00-12:30: Annual General Meeting of the British Mycological Society.
12:30-14:00: Lunch break.
14:00-14:20: Alison Pouliot - Australian National University.
Alison is researching fungal conservation and is involved with Australia's Fungimap project.
14:20-14:40: Martyn Ainsworth - Kew Gardens.
Martyn is an expert on fungal conservation.
14:40-15:00: Andy Taylor - James Hutton Institute.
Andy is a fungal ecologist interested in diversity and function.
15:00-15:20: Daniel Henk - University of Bath.
Daniel is an expert on genomics who is investigating fungal evolution and ecology.
15:20-15:40: Chris Cheffings - Joint Nature Conservation Committee.
Chris is evidence manager and national focal point for fungal conservation.
15:40-16:00: Open Discussion
A contribution of £5 is requested towards supporting our meeting costs.