***Call for workshop proposals***

Half- or full-day on 9 July

Lunch-break(s) on 10/11 July


The 2020 Australasian Mycological Society Scientific meeting will be held on 10-11  July in the Old Woolshed, Hobart, Tasmania


Plenary speaker:  

Professor Sarah Gurr  (University of Exeter, UK)

The meeting includes two full days of symposia, including 

  • Conservation and Restoration

  • Ecology

  • Medical mycology

  • Mycological innovations

  • Plant and Animal Mycology

  • Systematics and Evolution

Meeting organisers: Leona Campbell Genevieve Gates Laszló Irinyi Jeff Powell Tracey Steinrucken Bevan Weir

2020 Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Mycological Society

Registration and abstract submission will be open soon

$200 (AMS members)
$300 (AMS non-members, includes one-year AMS membership)

Foray to Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens  – 4th July, 2–5 pm

The AMS Fungal Foray will take place at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens. We hope to see an interesting array of saprotrophic or mycorrhizal basidiomycetes.


Meet the bus outside Rydges Southbank at 1:30 pm.


There is no charge but please let John Dearnaley know if you are

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Abstract submission

Prepare your abstract using the template below and submit it using the file upload button on the right. Please enter your name in the message field, and any other information you wish to include including whether you would like to be considered for a talk or a poster.

If you would like to be considered for an oral presentation you will need to submit the abstract by 25 May.

For a poster presentation please submit by 8 June.

In addition to the written abstract we highly encourage the submission of graphical abstract, which is a single, concise, pictorial summary of your main findings. Prepare your graphical abstract using graphics software and save it as a TIFF, JPEG or PPT file.  Submit this separately to your written abstract (but using the same file upload button) with your name and the title of the abstract in the message. Please note the upload limit of 10 MB.