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Sponsors of Research on Waxcaps at UWA : :

Countryside Council for Wales - www.ccw.gov.uk
English Nature - www.english-nature.org.uk
Scottish Natural Heritage - www.snh.gov.uk
Plantlife - www.plantlife.org.uk
British Mycological Society - www.britmycolsoc.org.uk
Environment and Heritage Service - www.ehsni.gov.uk
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) - www.nerc.ac.uk

Waxcap and Grassland Fungus Publications: :

Arnolds, E. (2015a). Wasplatengraslanden in Nederland. Deel 1. Ecologische en vegetatiekundige aspecten. Stratiotes 47: 45-75. (Download as pdf file - 8.4 Mb).

Arnolds, E. (2015b). Wasplatengraslanden in Nederland. Deel 2. De belangrijkste terreinen en natuurbeheersaspecten. Stratiotes 48: 15-32. (Download as pdf file - 2.1 Mb).

Bosanquet, S., D. Harries & J. Hodges (2007).UK BAP Grassland Fungi in Pembrokeshire: a status update - February 2007 . Pembrokeshire Fungus Recording Network. Click here to download (420 kb) . Other reports downloadable from http://www.somerton.f2s.com/pfrn/.

Bratton, J.H. (2003). Habitat management to conserve fungi: a literature review. CCW Science Report No. 03/10/1. 19pp. (Download as pdf file - 88 kb).

Bresinsky, A. & I. Kronawitter (1986). Zur Kenntnis der Hygrocybenpigment. Zeitschrift für Mykologie, Band 52(2), pp. 321-334 (Download as pdf file - 6.3 Mb)

Cibula, W. G. (1976). The pigments of Hygrophorus section Hygrocybe and their significance in taxonomy and phylogeny. 236 pp. University of Massachusetts, Amherst. (Download as pdf file - 67 Mb!!!).

Corriol, G. (2007). Notes mycologiques sur une pelouse sèche acidiphile du Violion caninae, relictuell, de plaine. Bulletin mycologique et botanique Dauphiné-Savioe, 185, pp. 5-29. (Download as pdf file - 12 Mb).

Evans, S. E. (2003). Waxcap-grasslands an assessment of English sites. English Nature Research Reports Number 555. March 2003. (Download as pdf from English Nature website - 308 Kb)

Genney, D.R., A.D. Hale, R.G.Woods & M. Wright (2009). Guidelines for selection of biological SSSIs Rationale Operational approach and criteria
Detailed guidelines for habitats and species groups. Chapter 20 Grassland fungi. (Download as pdf from JNCC website - 72 kb).

Grantham, V. et al. (2009). Provisional atlas of waxcap fungi Hygrocybe in Cardiff. Cardiff Council, Strategic Planning and Environment Department (Main report 21pp. plus 2 appendices (Distribution maps [17pp.] and photos [6pp.]). An excellent and detailed document.Click here to download (1.9Mb) .from http://www.cardiff.gov.uk/biodiversity/. This site contains More information ( species action plans) etc relating to the Cardiff area.

Griffith, G.W.* (2004).  Use of stable isotopes in fungal ecology. Mycologist, 18 (4), pp. 177-183. Click here to download (1 Mb)

Griffith, G.W. (2010).  On Biodiversity. Letter to New Scientist, 19th May 2010. vol 206 No 2761). p28.  (http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20627610.200-on-biodiversity.html). Click here to download (4 Mb)

Griffith, G.W., C. Aron, DA. Evans, S. Evans, A. Graham, L. Holden, D. Mitchel (2006). Mycological survey of selected semi-natural grasslands in Wales. Countryside Council for Wales, Report No 743 (August 2006). Contract FC-73-01-403. 55pp. Click here to download (4 Mb)

Griffith, G.W., J.L. Bratton & G.L. Easton (2004). Charismatic megafungi: the conservation of waxcap grasslands. British Wildlife, 15(3), pp. 31-43. (Download as scanned pdf file 2.4Mb).

Griffith, G.W., G.L. Easton & Jones, A.W. (2002). Ecology and Diversity of Waxcap (Hygrocybe spp.) Fungi. Botanical Journal of Scotland, 54(1), pp. 7-22. (Download as scanned pdf file 3.8Mb).

Griffith, G.W. & K. Roderick (2007).  Saprotrophic basidiomycetes in grasslands: distribution and function. In: Ecology of Saprotrophic Basidiomycetes (eds. by Boddy, L., Frankland, J.C. and van West, P.).  British Mycological Society Symposia Series. Elsevier Ltd.. pp. 275-297. Click here to download (1 Mb)

Henrici, A. (1996). Waxcap-Grassland Fungi. 1. Hygrocybe, Camarophyllopsis and Dermoloma in Britain; 2. Keys to the grassland species of Leptonia s.l.. Produced for the BMS by the Cambrian Institute of Mycology. 32pp. (Download as pdf file - 2.4 Mb).

Holden, E.M. (2015). Haddo House: lawn management trials for waxcap fungi: Final report to National Trust for Scotland. 8pp. plus12 Appendices. (Download as pdf file - 48 Mb!).

Jordal, J.B., M. Evju, and G. Gaarder (2016). Habitat specificity of selected grassland fungi in Norway. Agarica, 37, pp. 5-32. (Download as pdf file - 1.3 Mb).

Lodge, D.J., B. Matheny, S.A. Cantrell, J-M. Moncalvo, R. Vilgalys& S. Redhead (2006). Delineating the Hygrophoraceae: Waxy Myth vs. Gene Trees. Poster presented at Mycological Society of America Meeting, Québec, Canada. (Download as pdf file - 1.9 Mb). The abstract can be downloaded -see page 27.

Mitchel, D. (2006). Survey of the Grassland Fungi of County Clare, Ireland. Report to Heritage Council. 105 pp. (Download as pdf file - 2.3 Mb).

Mitchel, D. (2007). Survey of the Grassland Fungi of the Vice County of West Cork, Ireland. Report to Heritage Council-Grant Reference No. 15532. 140 pp. (Download as pdf file - 3.8 Mb).

Mitchel, D. (2008). Survey of the Grassland Fungi of the Vice County of West Mayo, Ireland. Report to Heritage Council-Grant Reference No. 15965. 137 pp. (Download as pdf file - 3.3 Mb).

Mitchel, D. (2009). Survey of the Grassland Fungi of the Vice County of West Donegal, Ireland. Report to Heritage Council-Grant Reference No. 16761. 175 pp. (Download as pdf file - 3.4 Mb).

Mitchel, D. (2010). Survey of the Grassland Fungi of the Vice County of West Galway and the Arran Islands, Ireland. Report to Heritage Council-Grant Reference No. R00460. 189 pp. (Download as pdf file - 5.7 Mb).

Mitchel, D. (2012). Survey of the Grassland Fungi of North Kerry, Ireland. Report to Heritage Council-Grant Reference No. R03059. 181 pp. (Download as pdf file - 4.2 Mb).

McHugh, R., Mitchel, D., Mark Wright, M and and Anderson, R. (2001). The fungi of Irish graslands and their value for nature conservation. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 101B (3), pp. 225-242. (download as pdf from RIA website 650kb)

Rotheroe, M. (1992). A survey of the mycoflora of British sand dunes 1991-1992. JNCC Report No. 60. ISSN 0963-8091. 21pp. (Download as zipped pdf file - 1.3 Mb).

Rotheroe, M. (1993). The larger fungi of Welsh sand dunes. Report to CCW. 12pp. plus Appendix (4pp.). (Download as pdf file - 2.7 Mb).

Rotheroe, M. (1995). Saving an historic lawn: Conservation progress report. The Mycologist, 9(3), pp.106-109. (Download as pdf file - 2.5 Mb).

Rotheroe, M. (1997). A mycological study of NVC grassland communities. Report to JNCC (Contract No. F76-01-50). 4pp. plus 2 Appendices (18pp.). (Download as pdf file - 2.8 Mb).

Rotheroe, M. (1997). A comparative survey of waxcap-grassland fungi of Ireland and Britain. Report to JNCC (Contract No. F76-01-71). 10pp. plus 4 Appendices (20pp.). (Download as pdf file - 3.8 Mb).

Rotheroe, M. (1999). The Macrofungi of Dinefwr Park: A Pilot Study. Report to CCW. 9pp. plus 2 Appendices. (Download as pdf file - 1.9 Mb).

Rotheroe, M. (1999). Mycological survey of selected semi-natural grasslands in Carmarthenshire. CCW Contract Science Report no. 340. (Contract No. FC-73-01-241). 16pp plus three appendices. (Download as zipped pdf file - 2.5 Mb)

Rotheroe, M. (2002). Macrofungi of the Hafod Estate and its Environs. Report to the Hafod Trust. 13pp. plus five appendices. (Download as zipped pdf file - 2.1 Mb).

Rotheroe, M. (2003). Sennybridge Army Training Area: Mycological Survey of the Epynt RangesGrassland, 2002. Report to CCW. 12pp. plus Maps and Appendix (5pp.). (Download as pdf file - 2.4 Mb).

Rotheroe, M. (2003). The Rare Mushrooms of Wales II: A revised Red Data list of Welsh macrofungi. 8pp. plus 5 Appendices (27pp.). (Download as pdf file - 4.9 Mb).

Rotheroe, M., J.N. Hedger & J.P. Savidge (1987). The fungi of Ynyslas Sand dunes: A preliminary study. The Mycologist, 1(1), pp. 15-17 (Download as pdf file - 1.2 Mb).

Sellier, Y. (2014). Les Hygrocybes et autres "CHEGD fungi" de la réserve naturelle du Pinail. Proposition Article bull. Soc. SMP. 14pp. Detailed report of grassland fungi at Pinail, nr. Poitiers, France. (Download as pdf file - 1.5 Mb).

Stringer, R.N. (2009). A History of Waxcap recording in Carmarthenshire. 11pp. incl. Maps and Photos). (Download as pdf file - 0.9 Mb).

Thompson, R. (2000). The Somerset Grassland Fungi Project 1997-1999. Final Report. Somerset Environmental Records Centre. (Download as pdf from SERC website - 12.4Mb).

Woods, R.W.G. (2009). A strategy and action plan for the conservation of lower plants and fungi inWales 2009-2015. Published by Plantlife International, Salisburyon behalf of Plant Link Cymru. 61 pp. ISBN 1-904749-93-3 (Download as pdf from Plantlife website - 4.7 Mb).

Woods, R.G., R.N. Stringer, D.A. Evans and A.O. Chater (2015). Rust Fungus Red List and census catalogue for Wales. ISBN 978-0-09565750-1-2. A.O. Chater, Aberystwyth. (Download as pdf file - 16 Mb).

Other Useful Mycological Publications: :

Ainsworth, A.M. (2004). Developing tools for assessing fungal interest in habitats. 1: beech woodland saprotrophs. English Nature Research Report Number 597. March 2004. (Download as pdf file - 1.7 Mb).

Bravo-Velasquez, E., Hedger, J., (1988). The Effect of Ecological Disturbance on Competition between Crinipellis-Perniciosa and Other Tropical Fungi. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Section B- Biological Sciences 94, pp. 159-166. (Download as pdf file - 1.3 Mb). OK not about waxcaps but a good paper!

Davies, H. (1813). Welsh Botanology; Part of the first. A systematic catalogue of the native plants of the Isle of Anglesey in Latin, English and Welsh (with the habitats of the rarer species and a few observations). Preface (14 pp.), Cryptogam section (pp. 110-132) a Rhagymadrodd (14 tud.). W. Marchant, Llundain. (Download as pdf file - 7.8 Mb). Diolch i fy nhad am gael benthyg y llyfr.

Davies, H. (1813). Llysieuiaith Gymraeg: Yr Ail Ran. 2nd part of Welsh Botanology (In Welsh). t. 152-255. W. Marchant, Llundain. (Llwythwch fel ffeil pdf - 19.9 Mb). Diolch i fy nhad am gael benthyg y llyfr.

Davies, R.O. (1922). Soil survey of the Clarach Valley with special reference to the College Farm - Nantcellan Fawr. MSc. thesis, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. Original copy at National Library of Wales, NLW ex 2809. (Download as pdf file - 22 Mb).

Dennis, R.W.G.(1999), The 'Ffungi' of Welsh Botanology, H. Davies 1813. The Mycologist, 13(4) November, pp. 162-170. Click here to download (11.2 Mb) . A fascinating account of the mycological sections of Davies' (1913) book. See above.

Hedger, J.N. (1979). Mushrooms and toadstools of Ynyslas Sand dunes. 10pp. Booklet pulbished by UCW Abersytwyth. (Download as pdf file - 2.6 Mb)

Hedger, J.N., J.D. Lodge, G. Dickson, H. Gitay, T. Læssøe & R. Watling (1995). The BMS expedition to Cuyabeno, Ecuador: An introduction. The Mycologist, 9(4), pp. 146-148. (Download as pdf file - 2.5 Mb).

Henderson, D.M. (2000). A checklist of the Rust Fungi of the British Isles. British Mycological Society, RBG Kew (ISBN 0-9527704-4-X). (Download as pdf file - 12.6Mb).

Henderson, D.M. (2004). The Rust Fungi of the British Isles: A guide to identification by their host plants. British Mycological Society, RBG Kew (ISBN 0-9527704-9-0). (Download as pdf file - 10.5Mb).

HMSO. (1952. Dry Rot in Wood. Forest Products Research Bulletin No. 1. (Download as pdf file - 2.9 Mb).

Jones, D.G. & Savidge, J.P. (1984). Cors Caron National Nature Reserve. An Introduction to the vegetation of the South-East Bog. Report to the Nature Conservancy Council. Revised edition. 26pp incl. three appendices. (Download as zipped pdf file - 2.5 Mb)

Other Useful Links : :

Bioimages (wonderful images of waxcaps and many other fungi -searchable)English Nature - www.english-nature.org.uk/science/botany/pdf/FUNGI_INFO_NOTE.pdf
NERC - Soil Biodiversity Programme; Sourhope site - www.nmw.ac.uk/soilbio/Sourhope.htm
Plantlife - Plantlife in Wales - www.plantlife.org.uk/html/plantlife_wales.htm
UWA Mycology - http://users.aber.ac.uk/gwg
Yorkshire golfing - pink waxcap survey - www.yorkshiregolfing.co.uk/plwaxcap/home.htm
Yorkshire golfing - pink waxcap survey - guidelines - www.yorkshiregolfing.co.uk/plwaxcap/guidelines.htm
Staffordshire Biodiversity Action Plan - www.sbap.org.uk/saps/waxcap.htm
Soil Biodiversity Programme - www.nmw.ac.uk/soilbio
Biological Sciences, University of Paisley - www-biol.paisley.ac.uk/bioref/Habitats/WCGrassland.html
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - www.rbgkew.org.uk/scihort/mycolproj.html Northern Ireland fungus Group website - www.nifg.org.uk/home.htm
Waxcap fungi at Llanishen Reservoir - www.llanishenrag.com/fungi.htm (Click here for a relevant document to download [1.9Mb]) Pembrokeshire Fungus Recording Network - http://www.somerton.f2s.com/index.html

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