Dr. Markus Scholler, Dipl.-Biol.

Dr. Markus Scholler, Dipl.-Biol.
Dr. Markus Scholler, Dipl.-Biol.

Curator

Phone: +49 721 175-2810
E-Mail: scholler@naturkundeka-bw.de

Researcher, curator of fungus and algae collections (herbarium KR)

Academic vita

1.2003-present: Mycologist, curator of herbarium KR (fungi and algae), State Museum of Natural History, Karlsruhe.
1999-2002: Research Associate and curator of the Purdue University Herbaria, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA. Teaching: Lectures and courses in the flora of Indiana.
1995-1999: “Hochschulassistent“, Institute of Botany and Landscape Ecology, University of Greifswald. Teaching: Numerous courses and lectures in mycology and botany.
1995 Dr. rer. nat., Institute of Botany and Landscape Ecology, Greifswald University, Greifswald.
1990 Diploma (Biology), Institut für Pflanzengeographie und Systematische Botanik, Free University, Berlin.


Curatorial work

Scientific supervision, extension and computerization of the fungus- and algae-collections.


Public services

Organisation of the annual mushroom advice and exhibition in co-operation with the local musroom club (PiNK) im Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein Karlsruhe (PiNK). Year-round advice of the public on mycological subjects, demonstrations, mushroom guides etc.

Research interests

Taxonomy, phylogeny, ecology and epidemiology of fungi with emphasis on obligate plant parasitic microfungi, particularly rust fungi (Pucciniales).


Research focus

Projects

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Selected Publications

Scholler M., Abbasi M., Friedrich F. (2014):
Tranzschelia in the Americas revisited: two new species and notes on the Tranzschelia thalictri complex. Mycologia. 106: 448-455
Scholler M., Bernauer T., Ebel C., Miggel B., Murmann-Kristen L., Schnittler M. (2013):
Eine mykologische Bestandsaufnahme des Bannwalds „Wilder See – Hornisgrinde“ (Nordschwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg). Carolinea. 71: 153-195
Oberle D., Müller G., Schneider R., Sperling P., Scholler M. (2012):
Öffentliche Pilzberatung in Karlsruhe früher und heute. Andrias. 19: 155-158
Schmidt A., Scholler M. (2012):
Studien an Erysiphales-Anamorphen (V): Arten auf Bignoniaceae, Gesneriaceae und Linaceae. Z. Mykol. 78 (1): 53-64
Scholler M. (2012):
[Buchbesprechung] Roesten van Nederland / Dutch Rust Fungi. Von: Termorshuizen A. J., Swertz C. A. - 2011. Z. Mykol. 78 (1): 100-104
Scholler M. (2012):
Morcheln, Mykotoxine und Moleküle: Mykologie in Baden-Württemberg/ Morels, mycotoxins and molecules: Mycology in Baden-Württemberg. Andrias. 19: 5-12
Scholler M. (2012):
Leben nach dem Tod: Die Sammlungen des Pilzherbariums am Staatlichen Museum für Naturkunde Karlsruhe (KR). Andrias. 19: 139-144
Scholler M. (2012):
Herbaria in Germany in the 21st century: Research facility or research history facility?. Internationale Drei-Länder-Tagung, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Mykologie.: 1
Scholler M., Hemm V., Lutz M. (2012):
Erysiphe platani: monitoring of an epidemic spread in Germany and molecular characterization based on rDNA sequence data. Andrias. 19: 263-272
Helfer S., Berndt R., Denchev CM., Moricca S., Scheuer C., Scholler M., St.Quinton JM. (2011):
A call for a renewed and pan-European strategic effort on the taxonomy of rust fungi (Uredinales). Mycologica Balcanica. 8: 78-80
Müller G., Scholler M. (2011):
Amanita Pers. - Wulstlinge, Streiflinge. Offene Naturführer (Internet-Bestimmungsschlüssel).
Müller G., Scholler M. (2011):
Boletus L. sensu stricto - Dickröhrlinge. Offene Naturführer (Internet-Bestimmungsschlüssel).
Müller G., Scholler M. (2011):
Pluteus Fr. – Dachpilze. http:/​/​offene-naturfuehrer.​de/​wiki/​Pluteus_​Fr.​_​–_​Dachpilze.​_​(Georg_​Müller_​%26_​Markus_​Scholler).
Schmidt A., Scholler M. (2011):
Studies in Erysiphales anamorphs (4): species on Hydrangeaceae and Papaveraceae. Mycotaxon. 115: 287-301
Scholler M., Lutz M., Wood A. R., Hagedorn G., Menniken M. (2011):
Taxonomy and phylogeny of Puccinia lagenophorae: a study using rDNA sequence data, morphological an host range features. Mycological Progress. 10: 175-187
Jage H., Scholler M., Klenke F. (2010):
Phytoparasitische Kleinpilze aus dem bayerischen und baden-württembergischen Allgäu. Andrias. 18: 149-191
Scholler M. (2010):
Ein mykologischer Blick auf Pflanzenfotos in 'Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Baden-Württembergs' von Sebald et al. (1993 - 1998). Zeitschrift für Mykologie. 76: 67-74
Scholler M., Bresinsky A., Besl H. (2010):
Ergänzungen zur Rostpilzflora Bayerns. Zeitschrift für Mykologie. 76: 171-176
Scholler M., Richter U., Jage H. (2009):
Puccinia lagenophorae in Deutschland: Drei neue Wirtspflanzen. Zeitschrift für Mykologie. 75: 159-162
Thorn G., Scholler M., Gams W. (2009):
We accept evidence, but not conjecture, regarding fossil fungi. Mycological Research.: 276-277
Bidartondo M. I., Bruns T. … Scholler M. et al. (2008):
Preserving Accuracy in GenBank. Science. 319: 1616
Kreisel H., Scholler M. (2008):
Funde von Stielbovisten (Tulostoma spp.) jenseits des Mittelmeeres. Carolinea. 66: 71-76
Scholler M. (2008):
In memoriam Peter Sperling † 1934 – 2008. Carolinea. 66: 153-154
Scholler M. (2008):
Die Arbeitsgruppe Pilze im Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein Karlsruhe e. V. (PiNK) – ein Rückblick auf die Aktivitäten der ersten Jahre. Carolinea. 66: 163-170
Scholler M., Müller G. (2008):
Projekt „Pilzflora von Karlsruhe“ - erste Ergebnisse. Carolinea. 66: 87-93
Thorn G., Scholler M., Gams W. (2008):
Have carnivorous fungi been found in Cretaceous amber?. Myc. Res.. 112: 611-612
Scholler M. (2007):
Pflanzenparasitische Kleinpilze aus dem Breitsitterswald bei Pirmasens (Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland). Mitteilungen der Pollichia. 93: 41-44
Staub H., Sauter U., Winterhoff W., Scholler M. (2007):
Die Pilzflora des Bannwaldes „Reißinsel' und der benachbarten Auenwaldgebiete. Waldschutzgebiete Baden-Württemberg. 14: 33-60
Böllmann J., Scholler M. (2006):
Life cycle and life strategy features of Puccinia glechomatis (Uredinales) favourable for extending the natural range of distribution. Mycoscience. 47: 152-158
Hantula J., Scholler M. (2006):
NOBANIS – Invasive Alien Species Fact Sheet – Melampsoridium hiratsukanum. NOBANIS www.nobanis.org.
Schmidt A., Scholler M. (2006):
Studies in Erysiphales anamorphs (III): Conidiophore variability in Oidium carpini. Carolinea. 64: 119-122
Scholler M. (2006):
Dr. Wolfgang Brandenburger † 1929 – 2005. Carolinea. 64: 133-136
Scholler M., Aime M. C. (2006):
On some rust fungi (Uredinales) collected in an Acacia koa–Metrosideros polymorpha woodland, Mauna Loa Road, Big Island, Hawaii. Mycoscience. 47: 159-165
Abbasi M., Goodwin S. B., Scholler M. (2005):
Taxonomy, phylogeny and origin of Mycoscience. 46: 241-247
Abbasi M., Hedjaroude G. A., Scholler M., Goodwin S. (2005):
Taxonomy of Puccinia striiformis in Iran. Rostaniha. 5: 71-82
Abbasi M., Scholler M. (2005):
A new species of Tranzschelia on Prunus mahaleb. Sydowia. 57: 149-153
Wood A., Scholler M. (2005):
Uromyces euryopsidicola sp. nov., a rust species that forms witches’ brooms on Euryops (Asteraceae) in South Africa. Sydowia. 57: 137-143
Böllmann J., Scholler M. (2004):
Glechoma hederacea (Lamiaceae) in North America: invasion history and current distribution. Feddes Repertorium. 115: 178-188
Edwards I. P., Cripliver J. L., Gillespie A. R., Johnsen K. H., Scholler M., Turco R. F. (2004):
Nitrogen availability alters macrofungal basidiomycete community structure in optimally fertilized loblolly pine forests. New Phytologist. 162: 755-770
Schmidt J., Scholler M., Runze K., Berg Ch. (2004):
Pilze und Tiere in Pflanzengesllschaften. In: Berg, C., Dengler, J., Abdank, A. & Isermann, M. [Hrsg.]: Die Pflanzengesellschaften Mecklenburg-Vorpommerns und ihre Gefährdung. Textband., Jena, Weißdorn: 54-57
Scholler M., Hiratsuka Y. (2004):
Happy 100th birthday to Dr. George Baker Cummins, Purdue University’s “Lord of the rusts”. Inoculum. 55: 40-41
Scholler M., Ruhl G., Braun U. (2003):
Fusicladium levieri, a fungal parasite of Persimmon, found in Indiana. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sc. Indiana. 112: 132-134
Scholler M., Schnittler M., Piepenbring M. (2003):
Species of Anthracoidea (Ustilaginales, Basidiomycota) on Cyperaceae in Arctic Europe. Nova Hedwigia. 76: 415-428
Abbasi M., Hedjaroude Gh. A., Gjaerum H., Scholler M. (2002):
Puccinia ariorum sp. nov. and other noteworthy graminicolous rust fungi (Uredinales) from Iran. Mycotaxon. 81: 435-444
Park J.-O., Gams W., Scholler M., Ghisalberti E. L., Sivasithamparam K. (2002):
Orbiliaceous nematode-trapping fungi and related species from a variety of substrata in Western Australia and their biological activities. Australasian Mycologist. 21: 45-52
Schmidt A., Scholler M. (2002):
Studies in Erysiphales anamorphs (II): Colutea arborescens, a new host for Erysiphe palczewskii. Feddes Repertorium. 113: 107-111
Scholler M., Hagedorn G. (2002):
Key to major groups of plant parasitic microfungi in Europe.. http://160.45.63.11/GLOPP/Identification/KeyMajorGroups/key_paras_fungi. html.
Wood A. R., Scholler M. (2002):
Puccinia abrupta var. partheniicola on Parthenium hysterophorus in Southern Africa. Plant Disease. 86: 327
Koike S., Scholler M. (2001):
First occurrence of a rust fungus on English daisy (Bellis perennis). Plant Disease. 85: 562
Pitten, F.-A., Scholler M., Krueger U., Effendy S., Kramer A. (2001):
Filamentous fungi and yeasts on mattresses covered with different encasings. Eur. J. Dermatol.. 11: 543-537
Scholler M., Koike S. (2001):
First occurrence of Puccinia lagenophorae causing rust disease on groundsel in North America. Plant Disease. 85: 335
Scholler M. (2000):
Rust on ground-ivy found for the first time in North America. Plant Disease. 84: 371
Scholler M. (2000):
Rust on ground-ivy found for the first time in North America. Plant Disease. 84: 371
Scholler M., Hagedorn G., Rubner A. (2000):
Arthrobotrys oudemansii nom. nov., a new name for a nematode-trapping fungus to avoid homonymy. Sydowia 52. 52: 59-60
Hagedorn G., Scholler M. (1999):
A reevaluation of predatory orbiliaceous fungi. I. Phylogenetic analysis using rDNA sequence data. Sydowia. 51: 27-48
Scholler M., Hagedorn G., Rubner A. (1999):
A reevaluation of predatory orbiliaceous fungi. II. A new generic concept.. Sydowia 51. 51: 89-113
Scholler M., Rubner A. (1999):
Arthrobotrys hertziana n. sp. from the Canary Islands. Mycological Research. 103: 764-768
Scholler M. (1998):
Obligate phytoparasitic fungi as plant taxonomists - an overview under special consideration of the rust fungus Puccinia lagenophorae(in German with English summary). Journal of plant diseases and plant protection. 105: 239-245
Scholler M., Gams W. (1998):
Notes on a powdery mildew on the ornamental plant Akebia quinata (Lardizibalaceae). Nova Hedwigia. 67: 101-106
Scholler M. (1997):
Rust Fungi on Bellis perennis in Central Europe: Delimitation and distribution. Sydowia. 49: 174-181
Scholler M. (1996):
Puccinia kreiselii sp. nova, a new rust species on Laserpitium prutenicum. Feddes Repertorium. 107: 265-268
Scholler M. (1996):
The Erysiphales, Pucciniales and Ustilaginales of the Boddenlandscape in Pomerania. Studies in ecology, flora, floristic changes, morphology, and taxonomy (in German with English Summary). Regensb. Mykol. Schr.. 6: 1-325
Scholler M., Reinhard A., Schubert M. (1996):
Phytoparasitic microfungi from Bornholm. Feddes Repertorium. 107: 277-283
Kreisel H., Scholler M. (1994):
Chronology of phytoparasitic fungi introduced to Germany and adjacent countries. Bot. Acta. 107: 387-392
Kreisel H., Scholler M. (1994):
Chronology of phytoparasitic fungi introduced to Germany and adjacent countries. Bot. Acta. 107: 387-392
Scholler M. (1994):
Puccinia lagenophorae in Deutschland: Anmerkungen zur Einwanderung, Verbreitung und Ökologie. Verh. Bot. Ver. Berlin Brandenburg. 127: 177-189
Scholler M. (1994):
Morphologische und chorologische Untersuchungen an Microsphaera palczewskii (Erysiphales). Feddes Repertorium. 105: 377-382
Scholler M. (1994):
Ein Beitrag zur Pilzflora der Bahnanlagen in Berlin. Verh. Bot. Ver. Berlin Brandenburg. 127: 45-57
Scholler M., Rubner A. (1994):
Predacious activity of the nematode-destroying fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora in dependence of the medium composition. Microbiol. Res.. 149: 145-149
Kreisel H., Scholler M. (1993):
Beiträge zur Pilzflora der Inseln Greifswalder Oie und Ruden. Botanischer Rundbrief f. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. 24: 57-62
Kreisel H., Scholler M., Schubert M., Schurig B., Schwik J. (1993):
Beiträge zur Pilzflora des Naturparks Elbetal. Botanischer Rundbrief f. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. 25: 55-76
Scholler M. (1993):
Untersuchungen zum Wacholdersterben auf der Fährinsel. Zeitschrift f. Mykologie. 59: 155-162
Scholler M. (1993):
Ein aus Australien stammender Rostpilz, Puccinia lagenophorae, jetzt auch in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern gefunden. Zentralbl. Mikrobiol.. 148: 223-228
Scholler M., Schubert M. (1993):
Beitrag zur Pilzflora des Peenetals bei Gützkow (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern). Z. Mykol.. 59: 163-175
Scholler M. (1992):
Julius Münter und seine Sammlungen obligat-phytoparasitischer Pilze im Herbarium Generale der Universität Greifswald (GFW). Z. Mykol.. 58: 135-160
Scholler M. (1992):
Puccinia cribrata und Tranzschelia discolor in Mecklemburg-Vorpommern gefunden. Z.Mykol. 58(2): 129-134