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A letter in Science magazine Include all fungi in biodiversity goals
DOI: 10.1126/science.abk1312

A landmark paper: Recognition of the discipline of conservation mycology.
Article impact statement: Conservation mycology is a newly introduced discipline relevant to conservation biologists, mycologists, ecologists, and conservation policy.
Conservation Biology 2019, 33(3), 733-736. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13228

An important product of European-wide collaboration


Fraiture, A. & P. Otto 2015. Distribution, ecology & status of 51 macromycetes in Europe. – Results of the ECCF Mapping Programme. Scripta Botanica Belgica vol 53; Meise Botanic Garden. ISBN 9789082352559. 247 pages S H O P

A result of ECCB 2012
Heilmann-Clausen, J., Barron, E.S., Boddy, L., Dahlberg, A., Griffith, G.W., Nordén, J., Ovaskainen, O., Perini, C., Senn-Irlet, B., Halme, P. (2015). A fungal perspective on conservation biology. Biological Conservation 29(1), 61-68.



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