The symposium, organized by CBS Fungal Biodiversity Centre, will be held in Amsterdam from 19–20 April 2011 at the Trippenhuis of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
Fungi are the only Kingdom where single species are allowed to have more than one valid scientific name. Is this solution to dealing with fungal pleomorphy still appropriate?
Does DNA sequencing make dual nomenclature superfluous?
Can the International Botanical Code be modified to enable this process, or would a MycoCode be more effective?
How can the mycological community get rid of the legacy of dual nomenclature and Article 59 without nomenclatural chaos?
These fundamental questions in modern fungal taxonomy are the focus of this three day meeting organised by the CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre on the theme 'One Fungus = One Name'.