The British Mycological Society
Autumn Open Meeting
in partnership with
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Recording and distributions
Saturday 28 November 2015 – Kew Gardens, Jodrell Lecture Theatre, TW9 3DS.
Monitoring is on the spotlight, join us to learn more.
10:30-11:00: Coffee & Tea.
11:00-11:30: David Genney -Scottish Natural Heritage.
David is responsible for policy and advice on Scotland's bryophytes, fungi and lichens.
11:30-12:00: Jacob Heilmann-Clausen - University of Copenhagen.
Jacob works on the conservation biology of fungi at the Natural History Museum of Denmark.
12:00-12:20: Tim Wilkins - Natural England
Tim is a terrestrial biodiversity advisor and the senior specialist on lichens and non-lichenised fungi.
12:20-14:00: Annual General Meeting of the BMS, lunch break, Field Mycology Award.
14:00-14:20: Carrie Andrew - University of Oslo.
Carrie is a fungal ecologist investigating the effects of climate change.
14:20-14:40: Brian Douglas - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Brian is a mycologist researching rarity in British fungi.
14:40-15:00: Sietse van der Linde - Imperial College London.
Sietse is a fungal ecologist working on distributions belowground.
15:00-15:20: Stuart Skeates - Hampshire Fungus Recording Group.
Stuart will introduce the new BMS recording package.
15:20-16:40: Open Discussion
A contribution of £5 is requested towards supporting our meeting costs.