ABLS is an organization devoted to the scientific study of all aspects of the biology of bryophytes and lichen-forming fungi and is one of the nation's oldest botanical organizations.


ABLS Virtual Annual General Meeting 2021

The ABLS virtual AGM will be held on August 27th, 2021 at 5pm EST.

Please find the meeting agenda here.

Proposed changes to the constitution can be found here.

To join the meeting, click here. We look forward to seeing you then!


Lichenology is the study of symbiotic associations between primarily an alga (or cyanobacterium) and a filamentous fungus.

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Bryology is the study of nonvascular plants including mosses, liverworts and hornworts.