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Researcher: McMullan-Fisher, S (Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher)

Fields of Research

Terrestrial Ecology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Animal Behaviour

Research Objectives

Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Additions to the myxomycota of summer rainfall regions of tropical Australia; Nova Hedwigia
Australasian Mycologist: Alpine Special Issue ; Australasian Mycologist
Cryptogams - the forgotten flora
Don't be afraid of the F-word: prospects for integrating fungi into biodiversity monitoring; Royal Society of Victoria. Proceedings
Fabulous Fungi: what fungi do in terrestrial ecosystems; ASGAP 2004: Garden in islolation . . . Tarns, tiers and coastal dunes
Finding Forest Fungi
Fire regime, not time-since-fire, affects soil fungal community diversity and composition in temperate grasslands; FEMS Microbiology Letters
Fungal News: Happenings in South East Queensland (SEQ)
Fungal News: News from Far North Queensland
Fungi - The Unseen Workers
Fungi and fire in Australian ecosystems: a review of current knowledge, management implications and future directions; Australian Journal of Botany
Interloper threat to natives
Magical Mushrooms
Mushrooms hide magic: little is known about Tasmania's fungi species
News From Tasmania
News From Tasmania
News From Tasmania
News From Tasmania
News From Tasmania
News From Tasmania
Preliminary comparisons between vascular plant and macrofungal communities: a comparison of Tasmanian wet forest, alpine heath, coastal heath and grassy woodlands; Australasian Network for Plant Conservation Fifth National Conference
Preliminary comparisons from four Tasmanian vegetation types between vascular plant and macrofungal communities; Annual Conference of the Australian Systematic Botany Society
Preliminary comparisons of four Tasmanian vegetation types using vascular plant, bryophyte and macrofungal data; The 28th Annual Conference of the Ecological Society
Some macrofungi from alpine Tasmania; Australasian Mycologist
Special issue on Australasian alpine fungi: introduction; Australasian Mycologist
Surrogates for cryptogam conservation - associations between mosses, macrofungi, vascular plants and environmental variables
Surrogates for cryptogam conservation planning - a Tasmanian trial; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2007
Surrogates for Macrofungi and Mosses in Reservation Planning; Conservation Biology
Tasmanian fungi and fungi map
The macrofungal community and fire in a Mountain Ash forest in southern Australia; Fungal Diversity
The natural diet of the endangered camaenid land snail Thersites mitchellae (Cox, 1864) in northern New South Wales, Australia; Australian Zoologist
Treading softly - walking the web-of-life
Will conservation based on vascular plants be sufficient for macrofungi and mosses - a Tasmanian study; IMC8 2006 Cairns: 8th International Mycological Congress

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision