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About us


The Section promotes Mycology including Lichenology in all aspects. It organizes a workshop every other year in alternation with the conferences of the Botanikertagung of the DBG.

New Name of the Section

On the member assembly on October 1st 2013 during the Botanikertagung at Tübingen, Germany, the Section decided to change its name into „Section for interactions (former Section of mycology and lichenology)”. Members also agreed to keep this name for two years from now on.


Archives of former meetings


Members receive direct information about the activities of the Section during the Botanikertagung mainly concerning symposia and workshops.

At the moment membership in the section is free of fees.

How to become a member?

Prerequisite for a membership in the Section is a membership in the German Botanical Society (DBG). To become a member, please write an informal letter to the speaker of the Section.


The Section has its onw statutes besides the statutes of the DBG. Sorry, at present we have no English version of our statutes. Please refer to the German version of the statutes (pdf file).

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Sprecher der Sektion für Interaktionen

Prof. Dr. Dominik Begerow. Foto: Marion Nelle

(ehemals Sektion Mykologie und Lichenologie)

Prof. Dr. Dominik Begerow

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
44780 Bochum
Tel: ++49 (0)234 32 27212
E-Mail: dominik.begerow[at]rub.de