For those interested in and/or working with tropical fungi, I am pleased to inform you that the first comprehensive checklist of Malaysian fungi was recently published, details as below:
Lee SS, Alias SA, Jones EGB, Zainuddin N & Chan HT (2012) Checklist of Fungi of Malaysia. Research Pamphlet No. 132. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Univerisity of Malaya, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Malaysia. 556 pp. ISBN 978-967-5221-82-8. The book is accompanied by a CD containing an Appendix by P.M. Kirk listing all the cultures and fungal herbarium material from Malaysia deposited in the CABI collection.
Limited hardcopies of the book will soon be available for sale through <http://www.frim.gov.my/?page_id=519> http://www.frim.gov.my/?page_id=519
A pdf version of the book and the Appendix can be downloaded free from <http://www.chm.frim.gov.my/> www.chm.frim.gov.my/
Su-See Lee, Ph.D.
IUFRO Vice President
Head, Forest Health and Conservation
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
52109 Kepong, Selangor
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URBAN FORESTRY CONFERENCE 2012: Forests and Parks: Communicating Messages for Sustainability : 2 - 6 October 2012, Kuching, Sarawak.
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posted on behalf of Su See Lee by Brigitte Burger, IUFRO Headquarters