Honorary Members (from 2016)
Prof. E.B. Gareth Jones
Department of Botany and Microbiology
College of Science,King Saud University
P.O. Box 2455 Riyadh 11451
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
33B St. Edwards Road
Southsea, Hants.PO5 3DH, UK
Prof. Keith A. Seifert
Research Scientist, Biodiversity (Mycology and Botany)
Agriculture &Agri-Food Canada
K.W. NeatbyBldg, 960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa Ontario K1A OC6,Canada
Telephone |Téléphone: 613-759-1378
Facsimile | Télécopieur: 613-759-1701
President, International Mycological Association
Prof. Pedro W. Crous
Director - CBS Fungal Biodiversity Centre: <http://www.cbs.knaw.nl/>
Dr. Peter Buchanan
Science Team Leader, Systematics Landcare Research / Manaaki Whenua, Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland1142,
DDI: +64 9 574 4166 | M: +64 274 341 832
Microbial Ecology Lab
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
P.O.Box 16, Tsukuba NorinKenkyu Danchi-Nai
Ibaraki, 305-8887, Japan
Deceased Honorary Members
Prof. Gunnar Degelius
University of Upsala, Goteborg, Sweden Professor Gunnar Degelius (1903-1993),
Goteborg, Sweden published many papers on lichenology.
Prof. Robert Kühner
University of Lyon, 3 Paul Sabatier CNRS, UMR 5174,
F-31062 Toulouse Cedex 4, France.
Robert Kühner, born Paris 15 March 1903, died Lyon 27 February 1996,
was a French mycologist most notable for reviewing many agaric genera.
Prof. Cecil Terence Ingold
Professor of Botany,
Birkbeck College, London UNITED KINGDOM
Cecil Terence Ingold, mycologist, born 3 July 1905;
died 31 May 2010. In 1938 Ingold began his study of freshwater fungi and in 1942 he published his seminal work: "Aquatic hyphomycetes of decaying alder leaves".Ingold continued to work on fungi for thirty years after his retirement.
Prof. John Nathaniel Couch
Professor of Botany,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Prof.John N. Couch born in 1896 in Prince Edward County, Virgina - died in 1986) was an American mycologist. Dr. Couch followed the interests of his mentor, Dr. Coker, in his research on fungi. He co-authored a work on the gastromycetes of the eastern United States with Coker, a work which remains unsuperseded. During a brief period of study in Jamaica, Couch became interested in the genus Septobasidium, a fungus which exists symbiotically on the trunks of tropical trees with scale insects and which became the focus of his life's work. His 1938 monograph on the genus earned him the Walker Prize of the Boston Society of Natural History. Other fungal genera on which he worked were Actinoplanes, which he discovered and believed to be a possible link between fungi and bacteria; Coelomomyces, a fungus which parasitizes mosquito larvae; and (briefly) the green alga Vaucheria, in which he studied gametogenesis.
Dr. Geoffrey Clough Ainsworth
Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, London, UNITED KINGDOM
Geoffrey Clough Ainsworth (born on 9 October 1905 in Birmingham - died on 25 October 1998 in Derby) was a British mycologist and scientific historian. He received his doctorate from the University of London in 1934. From the 1930s to 1960s, he studied and wrote on fungi including their medical uses. Later, he wrote on the history of the field with An Introduction to the History of Mycology (1976), An Introduction to the History of Plant Pathology (1981), and An Introduction to the History of Medical Mycology in 1986.