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Monday, July 28th

Monday, July 28th, 8:00 am to 11:45 am · Firs North/Boise Centre
Session 2: Contributed Papers: ABLS Contributed Papers I
Presiding: Roger Rosentreter,
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2001July 28th 8:00 amFirs North/Boise CentreClimbing Impacts on Cliff Bryophyte and Lichen Communities in the New River Gorge (NERI), West Virginia
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Oral PaperStudlar, Susan; Clark, Peter; Mahan, Carolyn.climbing impacts on cliffs
Lichen Diversity
New River Gorge (NERI) of West Virginia
Bryophyte Diversity
2002July 28th 8:15 amFirs North/Boise CentreIowa’s Lichen Diversity: What’s Left After Over a Century of Habitat Destruction 
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Oral PaperPodaril, Amy; Colbert, Jim.lichen
biodiversity
Iowa lichens
2003July 28th 8:30 amFirs North/Boise CentreSex-specific clump morphology leads to differences in water retention ability in Bryum argenteum
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Oral PaperMoore , Jonathan David; Kollar, Leslie; McLetchie, D. Nicholas.external water content
mating success
biased sex ratios
2004July 28th 8:45 amFirs North/Boise CentreThe genus Acantholichen P. M. Jørg. (lichenized Basidiomycota: Hygrophoraceae) revisited
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Oral PaperDal-Forno, Manuela; Lucking, Robert; Lawrey, James D..lichens
Basidiomycota
Phylogeny
taxonomy
2005July 28th 9:00 amFirs North/Boise CentreMoss Rehydration Leachate
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Oral PaperSlate, Mandy; Callaway, Ragan.bryophytes
rehydration
2006July 28th 9:15 amFirs North/Boise CentreLet’s talk about sex: how human preconceptions have shaped mycobiont species concepts based on reproductive biology and why new data illustrate the need for a different approach
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Oral PaperLendemer, James.lichen
2007July 28th 9:30 amFirs North/Boise CentreThe distribution of Grimmia funalis (Schwaegr.) Schimp. in North America
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Oral PaperHarpel, Judith A.; Hastings, Roxanne; Toren, David.Grimmia
Biogeography
rare species
July 28th 9:45 amFirs North/Boise CentreBreak
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2009July 28th 10:15 amFirs North/Boise CentreThe North American species Grimmia brittoniae is distinct from the widespread Grimmia funalis
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Oral PaperHastings, Roxanne; Harpel, Judith; Toren, David.Grimmia
Montana
Idaho
taxonomy
2010July 28th 10:30 amFirs North/Boise CentreNonlinear lichen community functional trait variation along environmental and fire age gradients revealed by nonparametric methods
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Oral PaperNelson, Peter; McCune, Bruce; Roland, Carl.Alaska
Denali National Park and Preserve
vegetative dispersal
disturbance
functional traits
lichen
growth-form
photobiont
2011July 28th 10:45 amFirs North/Boise CentreConsortia of North American Lichen and Bryophyte Herbaria: Resources for the Future
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Oral PaperNash, Thomas; Gries, Corinna; Smith, Julianne; Gilbert, Edward.Symbiota
Lichen Diversity
Bryophyte Diversity
2012July 28th 11:00 amFirs North/Boise CentreEffects of Microclimate and Disturbance on Morphological Traits of Lichen Communities
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Oral PaperScharnagl, Klara.lichen
Morphology
microclimate
disturbance
community
2013July 28th 11:15 amFirs North/Boise CentreGive ‘em a brake:  Assessing the local impact of vehicular traffic on heavy metal accumulation in lichens
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Oral PaperLeavitt, Steven; St. Clair, Larry.bio-monitoring
lichens
air pollution
indicator
emissions
Monday, July 28th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Eyrie/Boise Centre
Session P: Contributed Posters: Bryology and Lichenological Section/ABLS Posters
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PBR001July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreHow much do we know about the Graphidaceae in the tropics? – A case study in Sri Lanka reveals numerous new taxa
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Poster: Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLSWeerakoon, Gothamie; Lucking, Robert; Lumbsch, Thorsten.Lichen Diversity
Tropics
Graphidaceae
Sri Lanka
South Asia
PBR002July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreLichen diversity imperiled by sea-level rise in the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain
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Poster: Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLSAllen, Jessica; Lendemer, James.biodiversity
sea-level rise
Climate change
lichens
coastal plain
PBR003July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentrePotential Effects of Eastern Hemlock Decline on the Hemlock-associated Liverwort Bazzania trilobata
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Poster: Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLSJackson , Michelle Renee; Bellemare, Jesse.bryophytes
hemlock
hemlock wooly adelgid
Bazzania trilobata
invasive species
PBR004July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreProgress toward the construction on an Arctic lichen portal
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Poster: Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLSCameron, Kenneth; Ickert-Bond, Stefanie; Murray, Barbara; Gries, Corinna; Doucette, Alfonso; Nash, Thomas.lichen
website
Herbarium
Database
Symbiota
Arctic
PBR005July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreDispersal of moss protonemata by water
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Poster: Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLSPasiche Lisboa , Carlos Jose.
PBR006July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreProductivity and δ13C in Sphagnum mosses across climatic and nitrogen deposition gradients
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Poster: Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLSRICE , STEVEN K; PILKINGTON, KYLE; ROBINSON, SEAN C.carbon isotope discrimination
Sphagnum
productivity
PBR007July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreA kinetic study of the breakdown of Atranorin in various solvents and pH
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Poster: Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLSPearson, Colby; Vos, Carlo; McKinney, Phillip; Holt, Emily.atranorin
lichen
instability
solvent
Monday, July 28th, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm · Firs North/Boise Centre
Session M25: Meeting: ABLS Executive Committee Meeting
Presiding: Jonathan Shaw,
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July 28th 7:30 pmFirs North/Boise CentreABLS Executive Committee Meeting
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Tuesday, July 29th

Tuesday, July 29th, 9:00 am to 11:30 am · River Fork/Grove
Session 23: Contributed Papers: ABLS Contributed Papers II
Presiding: Judith Harpel, University of British Columbia
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23001July 29th 9:00 amRiver Fork/GroveLichen, Man’s new best friend: How simple symbionts might defeat bacterial pathogens
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Oral PaperShrestha, Gajendra; Thompson, Andrew; Leavitt, Steven; Robison, Richard; St. Clair, Larry.lichen
Antibiotic
Mode of action
Letharia vulpina
Xanthoparmelia chlorochroa
23002July 29th 9:15 amRiver Fork/GroveThe Impact of Bouldering on Boulder-Associated Plants and Lichens
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Oral PaperTessler, Michael; Clark, Theresa.Vegetation structure
Rock habitat
disturbance
recreation
climbing impacts on cliffs
New York
microtopography
community assembly
23003July 29th 9:30 amRiver Fork/GroveDeveloping a Conceptual Ecological Model for Desiccation Tolerance in Bryophytes: First Steps
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Oral PaperSTARK , LLOYD R.ecological strategy
constitutive desiccation tolerance
inducible desiccation tolerance
bryophytes
hardening
dehardening
July 29th 9:45 amRiver Fork/GroveBreak
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23005July 29th 10:15 amRiver Fork/GroveInteractive effects of genotype, life history phase, sex and rate of drying upon survival in a desiccated state in the cosmopolitan moss Bryum argenteum
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Oral PaperGreenwood , Joshua Lee.Bryology
Desiccation
drying rate
23006July 29th 10:30 amRiver Fork/GroveIs my sample size big enough? A quest for effective sampling methods in ecological and floristic studies of epiphytic bryophytes and lichens
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Oral PaperKraichak, Ekaphan; Carter, Benjamin; Shaffer, Justin; Gilbert, Gregory.Sampling
bryophytes
lichens
Forest Inventory and Analysis
23007July 29th 10:45 amRiver Fork/GroveCorticolous lichens as indicators of undisturbed and disturbed vegetation types in the central mountains of Sri Lanka
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Oral PaperWeerakoon, Gothamie; Will-Wolf, Susan; Wijeyeratne, Chandrani; Wolseley, P.A..lichens
indicators
Sri Lanka
23008July 29th 11:00 amRiver Fork/GrovePatterns influencing development of Mojave Desert lichen communities
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Oral PaperProulx, Monica W.; St. Clair, Larry.Mojave Desert
desert
patterns
development
distribution
precipitation
insolation
temperature
elevation
microhabitat conditions
species distribution
environmental factors
available substrate
lichen communities
geological substrates
development of woody plant communities
23009July 29th 11:15 amRiver Fork/GroveBryophyte diversity along four transects at National Park G.D. Omar Torrijos H., El Copé, Panamá
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Oral PaperSalazar Allen, N; Flores, N; Dauphin, G; Gudiño L., J.A.; Rodríguez Quiel, E.; Sierra, A; Moya, M.
Tuesday, July 29th, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm · River Fork/Grove
Session 29: Contributed Papers: ABLS Contributed Papers III
Presiding: Susan Will-Wolf, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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29001July 29th 1:30 pmRiver Fork/GroveThe Sphagnum genome project
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Oral PaperShaw, Jonathan; Devos, Nicolas.bryophytes
Sphagnum
whole genome duplication
29002July 29th 1:45 pmRiver Fork/GroveAn unusual ascospore shape and a new species, Umbilicaria nodulospora (Umbilicariaceae), from California and Oregon
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Oral PaperMcCune, Bruce; Di Meglio, Joseph; Curtis, Marc J..California
Lecanorales
Oregon
Umbilicariaceae
molecular systematics
29003July 29th 2:00 pmRiver Fork/GroveSyntrichia cavallii (Negri) Ochyra a new Moss species in Southwest Nigeria
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Oral PaperAriyo, Ayodele; Shonubi, Olusola.Syntrichia cavallii (Negri) Ochyra
Southwest Nigeria  
New Moss Species
29004July 29th 2:15 pmRiver Fork/GroveEpiphytic macrolichen indication of air quality and climate in interior forested mountains of the Pacific Northwest, USA
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Oral PaperRoot, Heather; Geiser, Linda; Jovan, Sarah.lichen
Air Quality
Climate change
Pacific Northwest
Nitrogen deposition
29005July 29th 2:30 pmRiver Fork/GroveMitochondrial Phylogenomics of Early Land Plants: Mitigating the Effects of Saturation, Compositional Heterogeneity, and Codon-usage Bias
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Oral PaperLiu, Yang; Cox, Cymon; Wang, Wei; Goffinet, Bernard.mitochondrion
phylogenomics
land plants
codon bias
GC content
saturation
29006July 29th 2:45 pmRiver Fork/GroveCorticolous lichen tissue elements as indicators of Wisconsin air pollution: a pilot for eastern United States
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Oral PaperWill-Wolf, Susan; Jovan, S.; Amacher, M. C..air pollution
indicator
Forest Inventory and Analysis
lichen
nitrogen
sulfur
tissue element
29007July 29th 3:00 pmRiver Fork/GroveIs there a correlation between phylogenetic distance and gene flow among closely related species? A test using the Frullania tamarisci complex
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Oral PaperCarter, Benjamin; Stenøien, Hans; Shaw, Blanka; Larraín, Juan; Von Konrat , Matt; Shaw, Jonathan.bryophytes
diversification
Cryptic species
molecular systematics
July 29th 3:15 pmRiver Fork/GroveBreak
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29009July 29th 3:45 pmRiver Fork/GroveRichard Spruce: Ninetenth Century Amazon Explorer, Bryologist and Grower of Cinchona trees for quinine--a New Appraisal
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Oral PaperSLACK, NANCY G..
29010July 29th 4:00 pmRiver Fork/GroveBryoria is polyphyletic: two new Sulcaria species combinations inferred from morphology, molecules and metabolites
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Oral PaperMcMullin, Troy ; Steeves, Royce; Newmaster, Steven.lichen
taxonomy
systematics
Sulcaria pseudocapillaris
Sulcaria spiralifera
barcoding
phylogenetics
Tuesday, July 29th, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm · Leku Ona/Off-site
Session TE19: Banquet: ABLS Dinner
Presiding: Jonathan Shaw,
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July 29th 6:30 pmLeku Ona/Off-siteABLS Dinner
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Wednesday, July 30th

Wednesday, July 30th, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm · Pines South/Boise Centre
Session M40: Meeting: ABLS Membership meeting
Presiding: Jonathan Shaw,
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July 30th 5:00 pmPines South/Boise CentreABLS Membership meeting
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