The British Mycological Society Autumn open meeting

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Where to meet?

Kew Gardens,
Jodrell Lecture Theatre

Do I need to book?

A contribution of 5 is requested towards supporting the meeting costs

Fungal Evolution & Ecology

Come to hear about the latest work by scientists, students and citizen scientists.

Joan Webber will speak on the topic with be Phytophthora ramorum.

Programme

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.

 

 

Location

OS Grid ref: TQ1899077293
Postcode: TW9 3DS

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