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.