Macromycology Laboratory

LAB MICO MICRO

In this laboratory we develop research, teaching, dissemination and extension activities centered in the following areas:

  • diversity, conservation and management of mycological resources;
  • Mycorrhizal synthesis between plants and fungi; 
  • Production of mycorrhizal mushrooms.

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Responsável: Celeste Santos e Silva [css@uevora.pt]

Equipa

  • Celeste Santos and Silva, assistant professor, Department of Biology
  • Rogério Louro, Researcher
  • José Andrade, Master student
  • Bruno Natário, Master student

Contactos e Horário

E-mail: mico@uevora.pt

- Advice and consultant services in the context of Macromicology (mushrooms), to the general public and companies, promoting the transfer of knowledge between Academia and society. 

Projects

  1. Centro de Interpretação e Portas de Entrada do Parque Natural da Serra de S. Mamede, referência ALT20-08-2114-FEDER-000216
  2. Multiforest, referência PDR2020-2023-FEADER-045935
  3. Micorrização de Cistus spp. com Terfezia arenaria (Moris) Trappe e sua aplicação na produção de túberas, referência ALT20-03-0145-FEDER-000006
  4. Estudo da diversidade dos macrofungos da Herdade da Mitra
  5. Projecto StarTree - Multi-Purpose Trees (MPT) and Non Wood Forest Products (NWFP).
  6. COST Action FP1203 on European Non Wood Forest Products
  7. Projecto MICOSYLVA + European Territorial Cooperation Programme INTERRG IVB - SUDOESOE3/P2/E533
  8. Projecto INTERREG-MICOSYLVA, SOE1/P2/E69 - Gestão Sustentável dos Espaços Florestais Produtores de Cogumelos Silvestres de Interesse Económico como Factor de Desenvolvimento Rural 

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Teaching:

  • Support for Master's and PhD classes

Community:

  • Workshops and mycological tours; Activities with schools in the region, municipalities, associations and state and private entities