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 will be joining IAB, CBA-ABC, and SBC at the International BL2021 virtual meeting! For more information, click here

Bryophytes & Lichens 2021 (BL2021) will be accepting abstract submissions until TOMORROW Friday April 16th, 2021!

To submit your abstract, click here


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.