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Paul Cannon
Principal Botanist
CABI & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Fungi of Great Britain and Ireland
Fungi from Africa

Scratchpad user since July 2010

Research field
Systematics and phylogeny of Ascomycota (fungi producing spores in asci), also imaging of fungi (including lichens) and developing their profile in the conservation arena.

Professional experience
Thirty years of identification and systematics research at CABI (; currently seconded to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.