BLAM was founded about 50 years ago to facilitate contact
Becoming a member
Membership is open to anyone, professional and amateur. Members receive the society's journal HERZOGIA and have the possibilty to join excursions (mainly to the Alps, Tatra, etc).
Annual subscription is 30 € (students and seniors 20 €).
Our society bulletin is been named Herzogiella
Our bank account details
Name beneficient: BryolLichenolArbeitsgem
Place beneficient: Bad Duerkheim Country beneficient: Germany
SWIFT/BIC: MALADE51DKH IBAN: DE49 5465 1240 0000 5793 00
Name of the bank: Sparkasse Rhein-Haardt
This is a mailinglist open for people interested in bryology and lichenology. Language is mainly German or English. For subscription, go to "blam-web"-Website (at University of Graz, Austria; English version available) and fill the form. You will be sent an email requesting confirmation. Once confirmation is received, your request will be held for approval by the list moderator. You will be notified of the moderator's decision by email. The list of members is not available to non-members.
Bryophyte and Lichen of the Year 2017
Ctenidium molluscum and Variospora flavescens are bryophyte and
On the general annual meeting in 2004, BLAM members for the first time elected a lichen of the year. And since 2005, both a bryophyte and a lichen of the year are elected to attract the attention of the public to these small and in many cases endangered organisms.
Look here for recent species of the year:
2008: Orthotrichum pulchellum und Letharia vulpina
2009: Leucobryum glaucum und Cladonia rangiferina
2010: Polytrichum commune und Dibaeis baeomyces
2011: Thuidium abietinum und Fulgensia fulgens
2012: Buxbaumia viridis und Lobaria pulmonaria
2013: Marchantia polymorpha und Peltigera didactyla
2014: Hedwigia ciliata und Rhizocarpon geographicum
2015: Schistostega pennata und Psilolechia lucida
2016: Sphagnum magellanicum und Icmadophila ericetorum
Michael Lüth has created a website showing all tables of his famous Atlas of the Bryophytes of Germany Vol. I to VII - "Bildatlas der Moose Deutschlands"!
Please visit www.bildatlas-moose.de to view the nice colour plates at 700x1000 pixels resolution. This is a huge gift to all who are interested in bryophytes! Thank you very much, dear Michael!