Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Peter Buchanan

Peter Buchanan
Position: Science Team Leader/Capability Leader
Team: Systematics
Location: Auckland
Private Bag 92170
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142
Phone: +64 9 574 4166
Mob: 027 434 1832
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Auckland
    PhD Botany
    1983
  • Auckland
    BSc Botany
    1977

Publications

Publications

  • Buchanan P, Fletcher M, Weir B 2012. ICMP culture collection (major update/revisions). Retrieved 27 June 2012 http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/databases/icmp/ (Web Page, 2012)
  • Dickie IA, Fukami T, Wilkie JP, Allen RB, Buchanan PK 2012. Do assembly history effects attenuate from species to ecosystem properties? A field test with wood-inhabiting fungi. Ecology Letters 15(2): 133-141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01722.x (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Buchanan PK 2011. The missing f-word: fungi. NZ science teacher 128: 26-29. http://www.nzase.org.nz/nzst/NZST128.pdf (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Hawksworth DL, Crous PW, Redhead SA, Reynolds DR, Samson R, Seifert KA, Taylor JW, Wingfield MJ, Johnston P, Pennycook SR, Weir B, al. e 2011. The Amsterdam declaration on fungal nomenclature. IMA fungus 2(1): 105-112. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ima/imafung/pre-prints/s14 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Osawa N, Toft R, Kadowaki K, Fukiharu T, Buchanan PK, Tanaka C 2011. The community structures of fungivorous insects on Amanita muscaria in New Zealand. New Zealand entomologist 34(1): 40-44. http://www.ento.org.nz/nzentomologist/new_issues/NZEnto34_1_2011/Volume_34_40-44.pdf (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Fukiharu T, Bougher NL, Buchanan PK, Suzuki A, Tanaka C, Sagara N 2011. Coprinopsis austrophlyctidospora sp nov., an agaric ammonia fungus from Southern Hemisphere plantations and natural forests. Mycoscience 52(2): 137-142. (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Buchanan P, Johnston P, Davis J, Hitchmough R, Maloney R 2010. New Zealand conservation strategies address fauna, flora and fungi. Mycologia Balcanica 7: 49-51. (Journal Article, 2010)
  • Buchanan P 2010. Mycologists go political, with success. IMA fungus 1(2): 4. (Journal Article, 2010)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Member, MAF Forest Biosecurity Consultative Committee
  • Editorial Board Fungal Science
  • Member, Forest Health Research Collaborative Management Committee

  • Vice President, Fungal Network of New Zealand (FUNNZ) , Fungal Network of New Zealand (FUNNZ)
  • Member, MAF Technical Advisory Group, Pine Pitch Canker
  • Member of international committee, Fungi Species Specialist Group, IUCN Species Survival Commission
  • Invited lecturer in fungal taxonomy, University of Auckland, University of Auckland
  • Curator, ICMP Culture Collection, Landcare Research
  • Assessment Panel Member, Marsden Fund, Royal Society NZ
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Mycotaxon

Skills

Skills

  • Biosystematics - especially fungal taxonomy
  • Forest Biosecurity - esp. forest pathology
  • Fungal conservation - NZ and globally (member of Fungi Species Specialist Group within IUCN)
  • Mycology - esp. wood decay fungi (& some mushrooms)
  • Cultivation of Edible Mushrooms
  • Forest Ecology - esp. decay of coarse woody debris
  • Herbarium - esp. NZ Fungal Herbarium PDD, and culture collection ICMP