Systematic mycology

  • Taxonomy of rust fungi (Uredinales) of the world with a regional focus on the neotropics and southern Africa.
  • Imaging of microfungi of the Zurich Herbaria (Z+ZT)

 

Recent Publications

  • A taxonomic revision of the genus Puccinia on Lycieae, a tribe of Solanaceae
    Otalora, MAG; Berndt, R
    MYCOLOGIA, 110 (4):692-709; 10.1080/00275514.2018.1478538 2018
  • Competing sexual and asexual generic names in Pucciniomycotina and Ustilaginomycotina (Basidiomycota) and recommendations for use
    Aime, M. Catherine; Castlebury, Lisa A.; Abbasi, Mehrdad; Begerow, Dominik; Berndt, Reinhard; Kirschner, Roland; Marvanova, L; Ono, Y; Padamsee, M; Scholler, M; Thines, M; Rossman, AY
    IMA FUNGUS 9(1): 75-89   https://doi.org/10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.06 JUN 2018
  • Phragmidium punjabense, a new species of rust fungus on Rosa brunonii in the outer Himalayan ranges of Murree, Pakistan 
    Ali, Barkat; Sohail, Younas; Mumtaz, Abdul Samad; et al. 
    NOVA HEDWIGIA, 105 (3-4): 385-396 2017 Article (Details)
  • Studies of Cionothrix (Uredinales): emendation, telial morphology and description of a new species 
    Berndt, Reinhard 
    NOVA HEDWIGIA, 105 (3-4): 511-518 2017 Article (Details)
  • Rhizoglomus, a new genus of the Glomeraceae
    Sieverding, Ewald; da Silva, Gladstone Alves; Berndt, Reinhard; et al.
    MYCOTAXON 129(2): 373-386  10.5248/129.373  OCT-DEC 2014
  • Revision of the rust genus Uromyces on Cucurbitaceae 
    Berndt, Reinhard 
    MYCOLOGIA, 105 (3): 760-780 MAY-JUN 2013 Article (Details)
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PD Dr. Reinhard Berndt
ETH Zurich
Institute of Integrative Biology
8092 Zurich

Tel: +41 (0)44 632 61 13

Research topics

  • Rust fungi of the neotropics and southern Africa
  • Taxonomy of rust fungi of the world
  • Biodiversity of European rust fungi



Interdisciplinary

  • Cooperation with rust taxonomists in South America (mainly Brazil), South Africa, Australia and Asia (Japan, India, Pakistan)
  • Herbarium services (Zurich Herbaria): Loans of specimens, deposition of vouchers