Lee Davies

Fungarium Curator

Lee Davies
Department

Collections

Team

Preserved Collections

Specialism

Curation, fungi, science outreach.

Biography Plus

I am responsible for curating Kew’s Fungarium collections, particularly those from outside of the British Isles; incorporating newly accessioned specimens and donated collections into the fungarium. I am also responsible for facilitating access to the collections for research purposes, and also giving tours and talks to visiting groups. I also participate in Kew’s science communications programme, focusing on fungal science.

Qualifications and appointments Plus
  • BSc (Hons) Palaeobiology and Evolution, University of Portsmouth, 2005
Selected publications Plus

Prescott, T., et al. (2018)

Useful fungi

In: K. J. Willis (ed.) State of the World’s Fungi. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Projects Plus
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Get in touch

Email

lee.davies@kew.org

Twitter

@curataceae