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Our institute colleague receives a prestigious LinnéSys grant for his research on fungi from Bolivian tropical forests

We are pleased to announce that the Councils of the Linnean Society of London and the Systematics Association awarded the LinnéSys grant to our institute colleague, dr Valerii Darmostuk, to support his research on molecular evolution and systematics of the fungal genus Xenonectriella (Hypocreales) inhabiting lichens in tropical montane forests of Bolivia.


Dr Valerii Darmostuk.
Photo: From the Valerii Darmostuk's archive.

Yungas cloud forest, Bolivia.
Photo: Adam Flakus.

Undescribed Xenonectriella species growing on Leptogium sp.
Photo: Valerii Darmostuk.