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|Bryological and Lichenological Association for Central Europe|
was founded about 40 years ago to facilitate contact between people
working in any field of lichenology or bryology in Central
Europe. Today, BLAM is a registered association with 320 members, EU-European and abroad, professionals and
BLAM is a registered association ("e.V."), No. VR 555 Dü (Vereinsregister Bad Dürkheim).
Becoming a member:
Membership is open to anyone, professional and amateur. Members receive the society's journal HERZOGIA and have the possibilty to join excursions (mainly to the Alps, Tatra, etc). If you wish to join please contact the treasurer Dr. Volker John,
Pfalzmuseum für Naturkunde, Hermann-Schäfer-Str. 17, D- 67098 Bad Dürkheim;
Annual subscription is EUR 30.- (students EUR 20,-).
HERZOGIA (current or back issues) can be purchased by sending an E-mail to the treasurer Volker John, Pfalzmuseum für Naturkunde, Hermann-Schäfer-Str. 17, D- 67098 Bad Dürkheim
Our bank account details
Name beneficient: BryolLichenolArbeitsgem
Place beneficient: Bad Duerkheim
Country beneficient: Germany
IBAN: DE49 5465 1240 0000 5793 00
Name of the bank: Sparkasse Rhein-Haardt
This is a mailinglist open for people interested in bryology and lichenology. Language is mainly German or English. For subscription, go to "blam-web"-Homepage (at University of Graz, Austria; English version available) and fill the form. You will be sent an email requesting confirmation. Once confirmation is received, your request will be held for approval by the list moderator. You will be notified of the moderator's decision by email. The list of members is not available to non-members.
BLAM-Excursion and annual meeting 2014
August 27, 2014 (Wednesday, day of arrival) to August 31, 2014 (Sunday, day of departure).
Location: Garmisch (or a village in the near), Bavaria/D
Day trips to: Wank, Osterfelder Kopf, Zugspitze, Murnauer Moos.
Tourist attractions: Schloß Linderhof, Kloster Ettal, Schachenhaus
The annual meeting will, traditionally, be held on Fryday evening (29nth of August). For further details please come back to this website (status: January 2014).
Bryophyte and lichen of the year
On the general annual meeting in 2004, BLAM members for the first time elected a lichen of the year, and since 2005, both a bryophyte and a lichen of the year are elected to attract the attention of the public to these small and, in many cases, endangered organisms. Hedwigia ciliata and Rhizocarpon geographicum are bryophyte and lichen of the year 2013.
2008: Orthotrichum pulchellum und Letharia vulpina
2009: Leucobryum glaucum und Cladonia rangiferina.
2010: Polytrichum commune und Dibaeis baeomyces.
2011: Thuidium abietinum und Fulgensia fulgens.
2012: Buxbaumia viridis und Lobaria pulmonaria.
2013: Marchantia polymorpha und Peltigera didactyla.
NEU: Michael Lüth has created a website showing all tables of his famous Atlas of the Bryophytes of Germany Vol. I to VII ("Bildatlas der Moose Deutschlands")! Please visit http://www.bildatlas-moose.de to view the nice colour plates at 700x1000 pixels resolution. This is a huge gift to all who are interested in bryophytes! Thank you very much, dear Michael!
Herzogia (ISSN 0018-0971) is the international journal of the Bryological and Lichenological Association for Central Europe (BLAM) and publishes original research papers and short communications in German and English. It focuses on the systematics, taxonomy, biogeography and ecology of bryophytes and lichens with predominantly European distribution, or on species which are of general interest to members of BLAM. Herzogia is published in two parts per volume and year.
Senior editors: Dr. Frank Müller & Dr. Regine Stordeur
Submission of manuscripts:
Dr. Frank Müller
Technische Universität Dresden, Institut für Botanik, D-01062 Dresden
Tel. +49-(0)351-46333012 * Fax. +49-(0)351-43667032
Bryology: Dr. Christian Berg, Graz; Prof. Dr. Harald Kürschner, Berlin; Dr. Klaus Stetzka, Tharandt.
Lichenology: Dr. Paul Diederich, Luxembourg; Prof. Dr. Markus Hauck, Göttingen; Dr. Gintaras Kantvilas, Hobart; Prof. Dr. Helmut Mayrhofer, Graz; Dr. Christian Printzen, Frankfurt/Main; Dr. Toby Spribille, Missoula.
Manuscripts accepted for publication [January 6, 2014]:
Peter Othmar Bilovitz: The importance of old deciduous trees and wooden fences for lichen diversity – an example from the Teichalm area (Eastern Alps, Austria, Styria).
Henk Greven & Chao Feng: Grimmia crassiuscula sp. nov. (Grimmiaceae) from China, and its separation from Grimmia tergestina and Grimmia unicolor.
Helmut Mayrhofer, Walter Obermayer & Wolfgang Wetschnig: Corticolous species of the genus Rinodina (lichenized Ascomycetes, Physciaceae) in southern Africa.
Hans-Georg Wagner & H. Thorsten Lumbsch: Coppinsia minutissima neu für Brandenburg.
BLAM e.V. (2000-2014) - IMPRESSUM
Contact: NJ Stapper (website editor)
January 13, 2014