IUCN COMMISSION GROUP

IUCN SSC Rusts and Smuts Specialist Group

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Overview and description

Description:
This Specialist Group (RSSG) is dedicated to improving our knowledge of the taxonomy of the species, identifying and documenting threats to their survival, and monitoring their conservation.
This Specialist Group (RSSG) is dedicated to improving our knowledge of the taxonomy of the species, identifying and documenting threats to their survival, and monitoring their conservation.

Group leadership

Prof Cvetomir DENCHEV

Chair
Professor of Mycology at Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Head of Mycology Section at Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Curator of Mycological Collection (SOMF) ...
Professor of Mycology at Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Head of Mycology Section at Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Curator of Mycological Collection (SOMF) Research interests Taxonomy and phylogeny of smut fungi (Ustilaginomycotina and Microbotryales) Taxonomy of plant parasitic fungi Nomenclature of fungi Conservation of fungi (assessment of conservation status of fungal species and redlisting) Invasive fungi

At a glance

Official name:
IUCN SSC Rusts and Smuts Specialist Group
Associated Commissions: