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The Lichenologist
  • ISSN: 0024-2829 (Print), 1096-1135 (Online)
  • Frequency: 6 issues per year
The Lichenologist is the premier scientific journal devoted exclusively to the study of lichens worldwide. As the leading forum for the dissemination of new concepts and topical reviews, The Lichenologist reaches more scientists concerned with the study of lichens and lichen symbionts than any other single journal. Papers are accepted in all areas of lichen biology including taxonomy and systematics, phylogenetics, biogeography, community and population ecology, lichen physiology and anatomy. Published papers can be in the form of a Monograph, Review or Perspective piece, a Standard Paper for research, or a Short Communication. Book reviews can be solicited (see below). As well as its standard issues, The Lichenologist publishes special issues in complex, impactful and/or emerging areas of research, and anyone wishing to be guest editor(s) of a special issue is invited to contact the Senior Editors to discuss their ideas.For more information on the scope of the journal, in addition to the benefits of publishing in The Lichenologist, please see the instructions for authors here.