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ABOL meeting 2020 ONLINE – Call for Abstracts

Dear ABOL Community, probably not surprising to anyone, we decided to hold the Days of Biodiversity ONLINE. We kindly ask for contributions for the 7th ABOL meeting – either for talks of 20 minutes (+ 10 minutes discussion) or for flash talks of 5 minutes (+ 3 minutes of discussion). Please register and send your […]


Days of Biodiversity 2020

Dear ABOL community, due to the current situation, we can finally announce that there will be an ABOL conference this year, on December 5th following the Biodiversity Forum. Both events will take place together as Days of Biodiversity in St. Pölten – the 3rd Austrian Forum on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services on December 4th and the […]



Dear ABOL and DNA barcoding community, maybe there it is now – more time to read. To make sure to provide enough reading stuff, we would like to draw your attention to two very exciting publications on the topic of DNA barcoding: In plants, a reliable species identification with only one genetic marker is not […]


Description of a new fungus species

Recently, the description of a fungus species of Inocybe section Marginatae, Inocybe antoniniana, was published. Up to now, the species is known from Austria, Germany and Turkey. The preferred habitats of the mycorrhizal fungus are beech forests, partly mixed with other tree species. The new species has been described in detail with illustrations of micro- […]

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ABOL BioBlitz 2020 & City Nature Challenge

Dear ABOL community, dear colleagues, Knowledge about biodiversity is more important than ever, not only in the scientific community, but also among the general public. The Days of Biodiversity have been significantly  contributing to our knowledge on biodiversity for many years. ABOL will this year again participate in Days of Biodiversity with ABOL BioBlitz actions […]