Kirk, Paul M
Biosystematists & Bioinformatition
2012 (transfer from CABI)
- BSc (Hons Microbiology), University of London (Chelsea College) 1974
- PhD, University of London (Chelsea College) 1980
Research on selected basal clades of the Fungi (‘zygomycetes’ and anaerobic fungi); Classification of the Fungi, and the integration of asexual morphs into fungal classifications.
Index Fungorum Partnership
Manager of the Index Fungorum database and web site, the global fungal nomenclator Available online
Manager of Species Fungorum, a global checklist of the fungi, and the associated consensus classification of the fungi Available online
Member of the Editorial Team of the Species 2000/ITIS Catalogue of Life.
Nomenclature Committee for Fungi (member since 1996)
Chair of the Global Names Architecture Advisory Panel
Manager of the Fungal Records Database of Britain and Ireland database and web site Available online
Member of the British Mycological Society Foray and Conservation Committee