Arctic and Alpine Mycology II (Environmental Science by Gary A. Laursen, Joseph F. Ammirati, Scott A. Redhead

By Gary A. Laursen, Joseph F. Ammirati, Scott A. Redhead

Throughout the summer time of 1980, the 1st overseas symposium on Arctic and Alpine Mycology (ISAM-I) was once held on the then extant Naval Arctic examine Laboratory close to Barrow, Alaska, united states, good in the Arctic Circle (Laursen and Ammirati, Arctic and Alpine Mycology. the 1st overseas symposium on Arcto-Alpine Mycology. Univ. Wash. Press, 1982). the power is presently owned and operated via the Utkeagvik Inupiat group and is termed the nationwide educational and examine Laboratory, hence preserving its acronym NARL. Twenty-five scientists participated in that historical first assembly. Their pursuits within the fungi spanned an unlimited geographic zone of chilly ruled habitats in either the northern and southern hemispheres that integrated 4 continents (N. and S. the USA, Eurasia,and Antarctica), 9 nations, and diverse islands starting from Greenland to Jan Mayen within the Svalbard team. ISAM-I helped to increase ongoing pursuits and start up others. this can be what ISAM-I founders was hoping may ensue. Asa end result, the organizing committee for ISAM-II was once shaped. Its mandate was once to: contain a greatest of 1 3rd new members in destiny ISAM conferences: divide the accountability for organizing destiny conferences at websites positioned in components of curiosity to analyze thrusts in Arctic and alpine environments: continue the variety of contributors sufficiently small to make sure manageability, taking complete good thing about box gathering possibilities with minimum problems and price.

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A full list of exsiccata with localities and dates is therefore not given. O. aipina (as O. luteovitellina in E) Material examined: Bennell 594. Henderson 1512; 2768; 2787; 2779; 2851; 3601; 3915; 3972; 4088; 4589; 4895; 7029; 7097; 7209; 7260; 9135; 9136. WatlIng 517C; 518C; 644C; 957C; 11151; 11739, 13311, 13312, 13313; 16848; 17092; 17333. ) Bigelow, Mycologia 62: 15 (1970). Twenty-eight collections of O. hudsoniana (two in K) indicate that this agaric is probably potentially more widespread than O.

Boletus (Xerocomus) spadiceus Rostk. (Wat. 17526) on Ben Vrackie, Lecicnum salicola Watling on Cairn Gorm (Wat. 17397) and B. edulis. The first has been regularly found on Ben Vrackie but nowhere else at high altitudes; it is of course common in lowland wooded communities. The second has only once been found in a montane environment, it being previously only known from wind and salt tolerant, cliff turf communities of Salix repens in Sutherland (watling, 1976; 1979) and in the Western Isles (Noble, pers.

It is found in the New Checklist of British Agarics and Boletes as o. luteoli1acina (Favre) Henderson. When Henderson (1958) validated this name, he offered a description based on Scottish material. In addition to the Central Massif and the localities given above, it has been found in the following localities from which o. alpina is not known; Blaven (Skye); Kerrcleuch (Selkirkshire); Glen Isla (Angus); Beinn an Orr (Jura); and Fraoch Bhenn (Glen Finnan). , the thallose state of this agaric, are not included.

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