About LSJ

The Lichenological Society of Japan (LSJ) was established in 1972. The society aims the development and spread of lichenology as well as promotion of mutual friendship among members.

Membership of the LSJ is open to all individuals anywhere in the world interested in any part of lichenology. Detailed membership and application forms are obtained from the secretary (Hiromi Miyawaki).

Membership fee is 2,000 yen per year (10,000 yen for five years is also acceptable)

Meeting (The Society holds an annual meeting, generally in August or September. Field trips are normally held in conjunction with the annual meeting.)
News Bulletin of LSJ “LICHEN” is published twice in a year (Contributions from overseas are also very welcome!).
Publication and goods If you are interested in these publications or goods, please contact to Yoshihito Ohmura (secretary).
Checklist of Japanese Lichens
Investigation of Endangered species of Japanese Lichens
Networking for Information of Japanese Lichens

Executive committee of the society (2014-2015)
President: Kozo Yoshida, Saitama Museum of Natural History
Secretaries: Hiromi Miyawaki, Saga University
  Yoshiaki Kon, Kohoku High School, Tokyo
Treasurer: Shunji Takeshita, Hiroshima University
  Mika Tokizawa
Editors: Yoshihito Ohmura, National Institute for Environmental Studies
  Yoshiaki Kon, Kohoku High School, Tokyo
  Kwang Hee Moon, Seoul National University
  Mari Higuchi
HomePage Mika Tokizawa, Yoshihito Ohmura,  Shunji Takeshita
  Terumi Dohi, Japan Atomic Energy Agency
Department of Botany, National Science Museum, Tokyo
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