XXIII MEETING OF EUROPEAN CONFEDERATION OF MEDITERRANEAN MYCOLOGY

 

 

XXIII MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN CONFEDERATION OF MEDITERRANEAN MYCOLOGY - CEMM


8 – 13 November 2015


FORNOS DE ALGODRES



PRESENTATION

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The XXIII Meeting of CEMM is organised by the Mycological Association a Pantorra, Associated member of the EUROPEAN CONFEDERATION OF MEDITERRANEAN MYCOLOGY – CEMM.
The meeting will be held between November 8-13 in Fornos de Algodres, a small town with 5000 inhabitants, located in the centre of Portugal, halfway between Spain and the Atlantic Ocean, on the foothills of Serra da Estrela, the highest mountain in continental Portugal.
The participants’ accommodation will be at the 4 stars Palace Hotel & Spa Termas de S. Miguel. This hotel has a privileged view of Serra da Estrela and a high level of comfort in all of its 122 bedrooms and 24 suites.

ACCOMMODATION

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Palace Hotel & Spa Termas de S.Miguel ****
Serra da Esgalhada – Mata Municipal
6370-183 Fornos de Algodres
Portugal
www.termasdesaomiguel.com
GPS. 40.6240753; -7.543058

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

ASSOCIAÇÃO MICOLÓGICA A PANTORRA

Supported by:

CITAB – Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environment and Biological
Sciences -Universidade de Trás -Os -Montes e Alto Douro
Câmara Municipal de Fornos de Algodres

Secretariat:
Associação Micológica A Pantorra
Apartado 11
5200-999 Mogadouro
PORTUGAL
apantorra@gmail.com

PRICES


REGISTRATION

Participants and visitors, members of Associations belonging to CEMM 40 €
Students (attach proof) 40 €
Other visitors 60 €


HOTEL

Double room 390,00 € por pessoa
Individual room 80,00 € por pessoa

These prices include full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) starting at sunday’s dinner until friday’s lunch. It also includes the bus tours to far distant field trips.

REGISTRATION FORM


Can make online registration or sent the registration form (doc word ou doc pdf)  until June 30th September 30th to the following email:
apantorra@gmail.com

It also can be sent to the following address:
Associação Micológica A Pantorra
Apartado 11
5200-999 Mogadouro
PORTUGAL

PAYMENT


Payment must be made by wire transfer (without any costs to “A Pantorra”) to the following bank account:
ASSOCIAÇÃO MICOLOGICA A PANTORRA
IBAN: PT50004522404014289608246
BIC/SWIFT: CCCMPTPL
Proof of payment must be sent along with the registration form by email or mail. When registering 50% of the total price of the Hotel and the total of registration should be paid. The remaining 50% must be paid until September 30th.
The organising committee will confirm by e-mail that the registration and payment has been made.
This confirmation should be printed and presented to the organisation staff.
If the registration is cancelled after September 30th the registration fee will not be refunded.
Any participants that do not wish accommodation must pay an extra 100 € (besides the registration fee). These participants who wish to have meals at the hotel should contact the organisation in advance.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
André Bidaud
António Queirós
Boris Assyov
Guilhermina Marques
Luis Morgado
Maria Luísa Castro
Pierre Roux

Sunday, November 8th
15.00-20.00 – Delivery of documentation and installation of scientific equipment.
18.00 – Welcoming reception
20.00 –Dinner
21.30 – Presentation and registration in field trips
Monday, November 9th
7.00 – Breakfast
8.15 – Field trip
13.00 – Lunch
14.30-18.00 – Workshops: Classification
18.00 – Species identification
19.00 – Oral communications : Guest speaker: Pierre Roux- “Genre Pleurotus”.
20.00 – Dinner
21.30 – CEMM administration board meeting
Tuesday, November 10th
7.00 – Breakfast
8.15 – Field trip
13.00 – Lunch
14.30 -18.00 – Workshops:Workshops: classificação
Workshop “Dyeing with mushrooms”
17.00 – Species identification
18.30 – Oral communications:Guest speaker: Boris Assyov – “What is going on the good old Boletus? Recent changes due to phylogenetic data”.
Communications
19.30 – Tasting of regional produce
20.30 – Dinner
21.30 – CEMM general assembly meeting
Wednesday, November 11th17 buçaco
7.00 – Breakfast
8.15 – Buçaco field trip
13.00 – Picnic lunch
17.00-18.00 – Workshops
18.00 – Species identification
19.00 – Oral communications:Guest speaker: Ita paz Conde – “Hongos hipogeos: un mundo por descobrir.” 
Communications
20.30 – Chestnut dinner party
Thursday, November 12th
7.30 – Breakfast
8.15 – Field trip
13.00 – Lunch
15.00 -16.00 – Workshops
18.00 – Species identification
19.00 – Oral communications: Guest speaker: Luis Morgado – “Phylogenetic overview of the Entolomataceae with insights into biogeographical patterns”.
Communications
20.00 – Dinner party
Friday, November 13th
7.30 – Breakfast
Free morning
12.30 – Farewell lunch

PROGRAM FOR ACCOMPANYING PERSONS


Monday, November 9th
8.15 – Visit to the Town of Fornos de Algodres
13.00 – Lunch to the Hotel
Free afternoon
Tuesday, November 10th
8.15 – Visit to the Museum of Côa. A glance to the valley of the Côa (classified World Heritage by UNESCO in December 2, 1998)
13.00 – Lunch in the Museum of Côa
15.30 – Return to the Hotel18 buçaco
Wednesday, November 11th
8.15 – Departure at the Mata of Buçaco field trip
13.00 – Picnic lunch
15.30 – Return to the Hotel
Thursday, November 12th
8.15 – Visit to the city of Seia – Serra da Estrela.
13.00 – Lunch to the Hotel

FIELD TRIPS

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1. Fornos de Algodres
The region’s soil is overwhelmingly granite and schist. The prevailing trees in the region are the cluster pine (Pinus pinaster), oak (Quercus pyrenaica).

2. Serra da Estrela Natural Park
The Serra da Estrela Natural Park is located in the centre of Portugal and belongs to a wider region known as “Beiras”. The region’s soil is overwhelmingly granite and schist. The mountain, plateaus and surrounding valleys are a sheep breeding area 31 serra da estrela32 serra da estrelaand the birthplace of the famous cheese “Queijo da Serra”.
Due to centuries of grazing, the highest areas (until 2000 metres) are covered by herbaceous and bush (woody) plants and the forest can be seen in the foothills and halfway to the top. The prevailing trees in the region are the cluster pine (Pinus pinaster), oak (Quercus pyrenaica), sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) and towards inland the evergreen oak (Quercus ilex) can be found.

3. Mata Nacional do Buçaco
Distance 100 Km
All participants and visitors can participate in this field trip.15 buçaco
Lunch takes place at the site
The Mata Nacional do Buçaco has many points of interest, ranging from architectually rich monuments to a remarkable biodiverse forest. The most important monuments are the Buçaco’s Palace Hotel and the Convent of the Holy Cross. The forest has an area of 105 hectares and it consists of about 257 different species of trees and bushes, planted by monks of the Carmelitas Descalços Order after the XVII century. At the same time these monks preserved the existing native forest. It has a total of 700 species of flora, 400 of which are native. Climatically speaking this area is located in the mediterranean atlantic transition region. It contains 4 distinct sets of landscapes: arboretum, “Marquês” pinewoods, Cruz Alta’s climax forest and the gardens and valley of ferns.

OPTIONAL FIELD TRIPS


1. Dunas de S. Jacinto Natural Reserve23 dunas s.jacinto
Distance 150 Km
Located in the centre of the country’s west coast, at the very end of the sandy spit that extends between Ovar and the village of S. Jacinto bounded in the east by one of the streams belonging to the Ria de Aveiro. It consists of a sand-dune spit with native flora, which is comprised of herbaceous and bush plants. It has a pine wood forest (Pinus pinaster) as the landscape background which was planted in the XIX century. Several species of acacias, which were planted primarly for sand fixation and have become invaders, can also be found.

2. Faia Brava Natural Reserve (Faia Brava)
Distance 73 Km26 faia brava
A protected area with a high level of biological and landscape richness. There is an extensive array of fungi that can be found at the reserve. Some of them have special mycological interest like Poronia punctata, Choiromyces meandriformis, Panus rudis, Pleurotus eryngii var. ferulae, Sphaerobolus stellatus e Torrendia pulchella.

Optional Field Trips Enrolement
If you wish to participate in those trips choose the option on the appropriate box in the registration form.

DIRECTIONS TO FORNOS DE ALGODRES


1. GPS. 40.6240753; -7.543058
2. Train: Lisbon to Fornos de Algodres, check: www.cp.pt
3. Bus: Lisbon and Oporto to Fornos de Algodres: www.rede-expresso.pt
4. By car:
a. From Lisbon –Use the A1 and A25 motorways.
b. From Oporto –Use the A1 and A25 motorways.
c. From Vilar Formoso (closest land border) – Use the A25 motorway.

PDF VERSION

REGISTRATION FORM – DOC WORDDOC PDFONLINE