2019 Autumn Meeting
Diversity and Ecology of Fungi
Saturday 16 November 2019 – Lady Lisa Sainsbury Lecture Theatre,
Jodrell Laboratory, Jodrell Gate, Kew Road, Kew Gardens, TW9 3DS.
Come to hear about the latest fungal research.
10:30-11:00: Coffee & Tea.
11:00-11:20: Dr. Claus Bässler, Bavarian Forest National Park Forest ecologist investigating diversity and functions of fungi, lichens and bryophytes.
11:20-11:40: Dr. Raquel Pino-Bodas, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Specialist on taxonomy and evolution of Cladonia lichens.
11:40-12:00: Dr. Matthew Ryan, CABI Microbiologist specialized on plant health and genetic resources.
12:00-14:00: Lunch break.
14:00-14:20: Dr. Gareth Griffith, Aberystwyth University Ecology and taxonomy of British grassland fungi.
14:20-14:40: Ricardo Castilho, Imperial College London & RBG Kew PhD Student working on the ecology of mycorrhizal fungi in dwarf shrubs of the Alps.
14:40-15:00: Geoffrey Kibby, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew A top expert on British mushrooms including Boletus, Russula, Amanita, Tricholoma, Agaricus and Lactarius
15:00-15:30: Prof. Joey Spatafora, Oregon State University, Corvallis Evolutionary biology of asco-, basidio- and zygomycetes.
15:30-16:00: Open Discussion.