Scott A. Redhead, Ph.D.

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Research Scientist (mycology); Curator - National Mycological Herbarium

Primarily conducts research on the taxonomy and nomenclature of a group of fungi classified as the Agaricomycetes, which includes mushrooms, polypores, puffballs, and assorted other Basidiomycota; and orther fungi, including fleshy Ascomycotina considered to be mushrooms. Also conducts research on disease and decay causing Agaricomycetes. Curates, and supports the collection manager for the National Mycological Herbarium of Canada, known officially by the Index Herbariorum acronym, DAOM.

Key publications

  1. Redhead, S.A., Mullineux, S.-T. 2019. Omphalina Patch Disease' and the Rickenellaceae. AMC 2019 Abstracts: Oral Session 3 [Diversity, Phylogeny & Ecology of Agaricomycotina] 2-O03-3

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  2. Redhead, S.A. 2019. Index Fungorum. Nomenclatural Novelties 385: 1

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  3. Kirk, P.M., Redhead, S.A., Shoemaker, R.A. 2018. Index Fungorum. Nomenclatural Novelties 377: 1

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  4. May, T.W., Redhead, S.A. (2018). Synopsis of proposals on fungal nomenclature: a review of the proposals concerning Chapter F of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants submitted to the XI International Mycological Congress, 2018. IMA Fungus, [online] 9(1), ix-xiv. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF03449482

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  5. Vizzini, A., Redhead, S.A., Dovana, F. (2017). Epitypification of Agaricus vittadinii (Basidiomycota, Amanitaceae), 326(3), 230-234. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.326.3.8

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  6. Redhead, S. A., Wilkinson, J., Chummun, S. 2017. Historic vouchers and recent collections of Arctic Canadian non-lichenized fungi found in the National Mycological Herbarium (DAOM). Poster & Abstract. Canada's Arctic Biodiversity: The Next 150 Years, Museum of Nature Ottawa 2017/01/26 - 2017/01/27

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  7. Stefani, F., Banchini, C., Dalpé, Y., Cayouette, J., Redhead, S. A. 2017. Exploration of the fungal diversity at ᑕᒥᐅᔭᖅ (Umiujaq, Quebec) through DNA barcoding. Poster and abstract. Canada's Arctic Biodiversity: The Next 150 Years, Museum of Nature Ottawa 2017/01/26 - 2017/01/27.

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  8. Hawksworth, D.L., May, T.W., Redhead, S.A. (2017). Fungal nomenclature evolving: Changes adopted by the 19th International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen 2017, and procedures for the Fungal Nomenclature Session at the 11th International Mycological Congress in Puerto Rico 2018. IMA Fungus, [online] 8(2), 211-218. http://dx.doi.org/10.5598/IMAFUNGUS.2017.08.02.01

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  9. Redhead, S.A. (2016). "Nomenclatural novelties. (http://www.indexfungorum.org/Publications/Index%20Fungorum%20no.289.pdf).", Index Fungorum, 289, pp. 1.

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  10. Redhead, S.A. (2016). Index Fungorum Register. Http://www.indexfungorum.org/Names/IndexFungorumRegister.htm (Names published in these e-publications were compiled by S.A. Redhead (Chair, NCF)). (http://www.indexfungorum.org/IndexFungorum1-302.xlsx).

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  11. Redhead, S.A. and Kirk, P.M. (2016). "Nomenclatural novelties. (http://www.indexfungorum.org/Publications/Index%20Fungorum%20no.287.pdf)", Index Fungorum, 287, pp. 1.

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  12. Redhead, S.A. (2016). "Nomenclatural novelties. (http://www.indexfungorum.org/Publications/Index%20Fungorum%20no.291.pdf).", Index Fungorum, 291, pp. 1.

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  13. Redhead, S.A. (2016). "Nomenclatural novelties. (http://www.indexfungorum.org/Publications/Index%20Fungorum%20no.285.pdf)", Index Fungorum, 285, pp. 1.

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  14. Shernoff, L. and Redhead, S.A. (2016). "Scott Redhead, young professional (part two of an interview).", Mushroom, the journal of wild mushrooming, 31(4), pp. 22-27.

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  15. Redhead, S.A. 2016. Nomenclatural novelties. Index Fungorum 315: 1

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  16. Redhead, S.A. (2016). "Nomenclatural novelties. (http://www.indexfungorum.org/Publications/Index%20Fungorum%20no.290.pdf).", Index Fungorum, 290, pp. 1.

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  17. Redhead, S.A. (2016). "Nomenclatural novelties. (http://www.indexfungorum.org/Publications/Index%20Fungorum%20no.288.pdf)", Index Fungorum, 288, pp. 1.

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  18. Redhead, S.A. (2016). "Nomenclatural novelties. (http://www.indexfungorum.org/Publications/Index%20Fungorum%20no.301.pdf)", Index Fungorum, 301, pp. 1.

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  19. Validation of the scientific binomial combination Neofavolus suavissimus

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  20. McNeill, J., Barrie, F.R., Gandhi, Kanchi N., Hollowell, V.C., Redhead, S.A., Söderström, L., Zarucchi, J.L. (2016) Report of the special committee on publications using a largely mechanical method of selection of types (Art. 10.5(b)) (especially under the American Code). Taxon. 65: 1443–1448.

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