Dr. Markus Scholler, Dipl.-Biol.


Phone: +49 721 175-2810
E-Mail: markus.scholler@smnk.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



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