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Global monograph of the Hymenogastraceae family
Principal Investigator: Davies, Linda L
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objectives of this project are to study the diversity and distribution of the genus Hebeloma at the global level; and, to assemble a more complete phylogeny of Hebeloma and of the family Hymenogastraceae that will in turn further understanding of the evolution and development of characters in this family. The research team will survey local areas to look for basidiomes of the genus Hebeloma...


Distribution of Dark-Celled Fungal Root Endophytes Along an Arctic to Boreal Latitudinal Gradient
Principal Investigator: Piercey, Melissa
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: Roots of plants inhabiting cold-stressed environments are often colonized by vegetatively reproducing fungi. The researcher will examine the genetic variation within and among populations of Phialocephala fortinii P. along a latitudinal gradient encompassing the boreal, subarctic and arctic zones in Northern Canada. The researcher will travel from Yellowknife to 3 study sites surrounding Great ...


Phylogenetics of Omphalina (Basidiomycotina, Agaricales) and the evolution of lichenization
Principal Investigator: Lutzoni, Francois
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: I will be collecting lichens in the vicinity of Iqaluit in order to better understand the variety of species that grow in the high arctic. Some species of fungi grow with algae: these partnerships are recognized as lichens. In an attempt to study this partnership, I will separate the fungi part from the algae and grow each separately in a laboratory. I will also be visiting Greenland and Icelan...


Macrolichens of the Mara, Burnside and Hood River regions, Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: Gould, William
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: The Researcher will collect lichens at approximately twenty sites along the Hood, Mara and Burnside Rivers. The macrolichen collection will be carried out to add to the understanding of the distribution of lichens in the Arctic....


Licence #4115
Principal Investigator: Niemela, Tuomo
Licenced Year(s): 1984
Summary: 1. Mapping of the local mycoflora 2. To collect fungi and seed material of (mainly) trees 3. A study of migratory birds...


Licence #2753
Principal Investigator: Cody, W.J.
Licenced Year(s): 1982
Summary: To gather specimens of plants, fungi (mushrooms) and insects to be preserved and retained in museums for future study and taxonomy (plant classification)....


Licence #2453
Principal Investigator: Widden, Paul
Licenced Year(s): 1979
Summary: A continuation of the study of the effects of spilled crude oil on micro- organisms (e.g. fungi) in the soils of high arctic islands....


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