Further information

Selected publications

Van den Boom, P.P.G., Brand, A.M., & Coppins, B.J. (2017). Two new species in the Micarea prasina group from Western Europe. The Lichenologist, 49: 13-25.

Coppins, S. [A.M.] & Coppins, B.J. (2012) Atlantic Hazel: Scotland's Special Woodlands. Atlantic Hazel Action Group, Kilmartin.

Schoch, C.L., Seifert, K.A., Huhndorf, S., Robert, V., Spouge, J.L., Levesque,C.A., Chen, W. & Fungal Barcoding Consortium, incl. Coppins, B.J. (2012) Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for fungi. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109: 6241-6246.

Woods, R.G. & Coppins, B.J. (2012) A Conservation Evaluation of British Lichens and Lichenicolous Fungi. Species Status 13. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough.

Kelly, L.J., Hollingsworth, P.M., Coppins, B.J., Ellis, C.J., Harrold, P., Tosh, J. & Yahr, R. (2011) DNA barcoding of lichenized fungi demonstrates high identification success in a floristic context. New Phytologist, 191: 288-300.

Smith, C.W., Aptroot, A., Coppins, B.J., Fletcher, A., Gilbert, O.L., James, P.W. & Wolseley, P.A. (2009) The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland. British Lichen Society, London.

Coppins, B.J. & Coppins, A.M. (2006) The lichens of the Scottish native pinewoods. Forestry, 79: 249-259.

Coppins, B.J. & Coppins, A.M. (2005) Lichens - the biodiversity value of western woodlands. Botanical Journal of Scotland, 57: 141-153.

Coppins, A.M. & Coppins, B.J. (2003) Atlantic hazelwoods – a neglected habitat? Botanical Journal of Scotland, 55: 149–160.

Coppins, B.J. (2003) Lichen conservation in Scotland. Botanical Journal of Scotland, 55: 27–38.

Woods, R.G. & Coppins, B.J. (2003) A Conservation Evaluation of British Lichens. British Lichen Society, London.

Coppins, A.M. & Coppins, B.J. (2002) Indices of Ecological Continuity for Woodland Epiphytic Lichen Habitats in the British Isles. British Lichen Society, London.

Coppins, A.M. & Coppins, B.J. (2002) Scottish Atlantic hazelwoods: some observations on the ecology of this neglected habitat from a lichenological perspective. Scottish Woodland History Discussion Group Notes, 6: 1–6.

Coppins, A.M., Coppins, B.J. & Quelch, P.R. (2002) Atlantic Hazelwoods: some observations on the ecology of this neglected habitat from a lichenological perspective. British Wildlife, 14: 17–26.

Coppins, B.J. (2002) Checklist of Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland. British Lichen Society, London.

Homchantara, N. & Coppins, B.J. (2002) New species of the lichen family Thelotremataceae in SE Asia. Lichenologist, 34: 113-140.

Coppins, B.J., Hawksworth, D.L. & Rose, F. (2001) Lichens. In: Hawksworth, D.L. (ed.) The Changing Wildlife of Great Britain and Ireland. The Systematics Association Special Volume Series 62, 126-147. Taylor & Francis, London.

Purvis, O.W., Coppins, B.J. & James, P.W. (1994) Checklist of lichens of Great Britain and Ireland. British Lichen Society, London.

Purvis, O.W., Coppins, B.J., Hawksworth, D.L., James, P.W. & Moore, D.M. (1992) The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. Natural History Museum, London.

Coppins, B.J. (1984) Epiphytes of birch. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 83B: 115-128.

Coppins, B.J. (1983) A taxonomic study of the lichen genus Micarea in Europe. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History, Botany, 11: 17-214.

Coppins, B.J. (1976) Distribution patterns shown by epiphytic lichens in the British Isles. In: Brown, D.H., Hawksworth, D.L. & Bailey, R.H. (eds) Lichenology: Progress and Problems, 249-278. Academic Press: London.

Membership and committees

2009: British Lichen Flora Committee (2nd Ed.)

2001- : Editorial Board, Turkish Journal of Botany

1983- : Editorial Board, The Lichenologist

1984-2001: Senior Editor, Edinburgh Journal of Botany (formerly Notes from the RBG Edinburgh)

1992: British Lichen Flora Committee (1st Ed.)

 

American Bryological and Lichenological Society

Australian Association for Lichenology

Botanical Society of Scotland British Lichen Society (President 1988/89)

British Mycological Society

International Association for Lichenology

Native Woodlands Discussion Group

Systematics Association

Awards

Linnean Medal for Botany - 2011

Acharius Medal, awarded by the International Association of Lichenology - 2010

Outstanding Contribution to Plant Conservation, awarded by Plantlife - 2009

Ursula Duncan Award, awarded by the British Lichen Society - 2005

Honorary Life Member, British Lichen Society - 1994