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.
Checklist of Lichens and allied fungi of Japan
Investigation of Endangered species of Japanese Lichens

Executive committee of the society (2018-2019)
President: Hiromi Miyawaki, Saga University
Secretaries: Shunji Takeshita, Hiroshima University
Yoshiaki Kon, Hitotsubashi High School, Tokyo
Treasurer: Takashi Shiba, Narashino High School, Chiba
Mari Higuchi, Tokyo
Editors: Yoshihito Ohmura, National Museum of Nature and Science
Kenshuke Tadome, Nature Study Center, Saitama
Yoshiaki Kon, Hitotsubashi High School, Tokyo
Kwang Hee Moon, National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea
HomePage Yoshihito Ohmura, Terumi Dohi, Mika Fukuda
Office: Department of Botany, National Science Museum, Tokyo
4-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 3050005 JAPAN