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Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Plants & Fungi - Fungi, Mosses, Lichens & Liverworts

Antique Forests and Epiphytic Macrolichens in the Kispiox Valley

T. Goward, J. Pojar; 1999; 11 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 33; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE RUPERT FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 33

Bryophytes of British Columbia: Rare Species and Priorities for Inventory

Provides a preliminary list of rare and endangered bryophyte species (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts), a ranking of their occurrence by biogeoclimatic zone and ecoregion, and a synopsis of potential threats to these species. Recommends future inventory requirements for the province’s bryoflora.

M.W. Ryan; 1996; 100 pp.; MoF, Research Program and MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; Working Paper 12; $10.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 012-WP012 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp12.htm

Dispersal and Colonization of Arboreal Forage Lichens in Young Forests

Documents a study that traces the dispersal and colonization of fragments of arboreal lichens in selected second-growth stands on Vancouver Island. Discusses management implications for enhancing lichen abundance in second-growth stands.

S.K. Stevenson; 1988; 71 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; $6.75; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
J&L COPY SERVICE; ORDER CODE: B-59

Ectomycorrhizal Diversity of Paper Birch and Douglas-fir Seedlings Grown in Single species and Mixed Plots in the ICH Zone of Southern British Columbia

Summarizes the results of a study that investigates the effects of planting mixtures of paper birch and Douglas-fir at various densities and proportions on the diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungi.

M.D. Jones et al.; 1998; 6 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 19; $1.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 761000207 or http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/en/en19.htm

The Effects of Timber Harvesting on Mushrooms and Mycorrhizae of the Date Creek Research Forest

Discusses the relationship of mushrooms to trees, and summarizes research that examines the effects of timber harvesting on mushrooms and mycorrhizal communities.

E. Wright, M. Kranabetter; 1997; 5 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 25; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE RUPERT FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 25 http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rni/Research/Extension_notes/Enote25.pdf

Estimating the Abundance of Arboreal Forage Lichens

Helps field staff to determine the forage value of a forest stand for mountain and northern caribou by estimating the abundance of arboreal lichen (lichen growing on trees).

1992; 22 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-7371-3; MoF-Cariboo; technical; Field Guide Insert #7; $19.25; 12x18.5 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 025-971

Estimating the Abundance of Arboreal Forage Lichens: User’s Guide

S.K. Stevenson, A. N. Lance, H. M. Armleder; 1998; 35 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3549-8; MoF, Research Program; technical; Land Management Handbook 43; $9.00; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 110-563 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh43.htm

Forest Mushrooms

Describes what mushrooms are, their role in the ecosystem and provides colour photos of edible and non-edible mushrooms..

Available on web only: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/mush/formush/mushtxt.htm

Harvesting Edible Wild Mushrooms in British Columbia

Briefly describes three species of mushroom popular for commercial growth – morels, chantrerelles, and pine mushrooms – their growth and how they are harvested

MoF; 22pp.; non-technical; brochure; available on web only: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/mush/edible/harvhome.htm

Integrating Lichen Enhancement with Programs for Winter Range Creation. Part 1: Stand-Lichen Model

Describes the conditions that promote lichen colonization, lichen growth, and litterfall production; and identifies a set of key stand features that indicate the stand’s potential to produce lichen forage. Uses a computer model to predict the effects of several different management scenarios on these features.

S.K. Stevenson, K.A. Enns; 1991; 40 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; $4.05; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
J&L COPY SERVICE; ORDER CODE: B-69

The Lichens of British Columbia: Illustrated Keys. Part 1: Foliose and Squamulose Species

Provides illustrated comprehensive keys to assist in identifying the foliose and squamulose lichen species in the province, as well as a summary of their ecology, distribution, and frequency status.

T. Goward, B. McCune, D. V. Meidinger; 1994; 181 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2194-2; MoF, Research Program; technical; Special Report No. 8; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 060-949 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Srs/Srs08.htm

Lichens of British Columbia, Illustrated Keys. Part 2: Fruticose Species

T. Goward; 1999; 319 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3961-2; MoF Forestry Division Service Branch; technical; Special Report No.9; $55.00; confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE:065-935 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/srs/srs09.htm

Lichens of British Columbia: Rare Species and Priorities for Inventory

Focuses primarily on rare and endangered species of lichens (foliose and squamulose species). Identifies 46 species as rare in four of the province’s 29 ecoregions and recommends priorities for future inventories and lichen preservation.

T. Goward; 1995; 46 pp.; MoF, Research Program and MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; Working Paper 8; $4.83; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000553 http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp08.htm

Macrofungi of British Columbia: Requirements for Inventory

Outlines what is known about macrofungi (fungi visible without microscopes) in the province. Provides a preliminary list of rare and endangered species, and a set of recommendations that outline future inventory requirements.

S. Redhead; 1997; 119 pp.; MoF, Research Program and MoELP, Wildlife Branch ; technical; Working Paper 28; $10.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 028-WP028 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp28.htm

Managing Forests for Lichens: The Mountain Caribou Issue

Topics at this workshop covered include why the concern about lichens, its ecology and distribution, and lichen forest management at the stand level.

Columbia Mountain Institute of Applied Ecology; 1999; technical; proceeding; available from:
COLUMBIA MOUNTAINS INSTITUTE OF APPLIED ECOLOGY OR
http://www.cmiae.org

A Manual of Concise Descriptions of North American Ectomycorrhizae: Including Microscopic and Molecular Characterization

D. Goodman et al., eds.; 1996; ISBN 0-660-16522-8; MoF, Research Program; technical; manual; $35.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
MYCOLOGUE PUBLICATIONS

Mushroom Harvesting in the Cariboo Forest Region

Outlines the biological and economic significance of mushrooms and describes some of the important species that are harvested in this forest region.

1995; 2 pp.; MoF-Cariboo; non-technical; Extension Note 17; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CARIBOO FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 17 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/cariboo/research/extnotes/extnot17.htm

Pine Mushroom Habitat in the Prince Rupert Forest Region

Summarizes the characteristics of pine mushroom habitats in the Kalum and Kispiox forest districts as a first step to identifying potentially economically viable mushroom locations.

1999; 3pp.; MoF Research Program; technical; Extension Note 34; no charge; confirm price; available from:
PRINCE RUPERT FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 34 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rni/Research/Extension_notes/Enote34.pdf

Quantifying Arboreal Lichens for Habitat Management: A Review of Methods

Reviews methods of quantifying the abundance of lichen in standing trees and recommends methods to study and manage the winter ranges of black-tailed deer on Vancouver Island.

S. Stevenson, K. Enns; 1993; 54 pp.; MoF-Vancouver; technical; IWIFR 54; $5.67; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000539

Rare Bryophytes, Macrofungi, and Lichens of British Columbia

Describes what are bryophytes, macrofungi, and lichens; what is their role; what we know; why they are at risk; and what can we do to protect them.

D. Spaner, N. Djan Chekar; 1998; 8 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 27x20.5 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Soil Ecosystems: Fungi

This video was developed during a “New Concepts in Ecosystem Management” Workshop at Cowichan Lake, B. C. Explains the importance of soils and mycorrhizal fungi surrounding plant roots.

S. Berch; 1996; US Forest Service, MoF, Research Program, Washington State University, and US Bureau of Land Management; technical; video; $14.00; confirm price; available from:
VAUGHN COMMUNICATIONS; ORDER CODE: L86762

Some Common Mosses of British Columbia

The most comprehensive guide to mosses in BC, describing over 120 species. Biology, ecology and how to collect are explained.

W.B. Schofield; 1992; 400 pp.; ISBN 0-7718-9165-2; RBCM; non-technical; book; $19.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7718-9165-2

Standards for Components of British Columbia’s Biodiversity

Provincial protocols for conducting population inventory of a species group at three levels: 1) presence/not detected, 2) relative abundance, and 3) absolute abundance. Several manuals have an associated set of dataforms, and a general dataform appendix containing generic codes and forms also exists for use with any manual.

Macrofungi (Including the Phyla Ascomycota and Basidiomycota), Version 1.1

RIC; 1997; 62 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3255-3; technical; Standards for Components of British Columbia's Biodiversity 41; $6.51; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000637 or
http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/macrofungi/index.htm

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