Smith, P.L. (2018) Copying ancient woodlands: a positive perspective. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 1041-1053.

Smith, P.L. (2016) Fungi which grow on bryophytes (Bryostroma trichostomi) (a mini poster). DOI10.13140/RG.2.1.2688.7925.

Smith, P.L. (2015) Coal spoil mycoflora (a poster illustrating lichens and other fungi found on coal spoil in the UK). DOI10.13140/RG.2.1.4716.2322.

Smith, P.L. (2015) Translocation of symbiotic organisms for mitigation purposes (a poster). DOI10.13140/RG.2.1.3143.3689.

Smith, P.L. (2014) Lichen translocation with reference to species conservation and habitat restoration. Symbiosis 62: 17-28. DOI 10.1007/s13199-014-0269-z.

Smith, P.L. (2013) Translocation of Symbiotic Organisms for Mitigation Purposes. Poster session. International Association of Bryologists, London, 2013.

Smith, P.L. (2013) Is it detrimental to lichens to move the bricks supporting them? In Practice. Bulletin of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management 80: 27-30.

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Images: Ballerina waxcap (Hygrocybe calyptriformis) to left, 

Recently described Gliophorus reginae to right

Smith, P.L. (2013) Indicator Plants: Using Plants to Evaluate the Environment. Wildtrack Publishing. ISBN 9781904098355. Available at:  (Book: available in colour or black and white).

Smith, P.L., Kattan, A. and Fry, T. (2009) Survey, Captive Rearing and Translocation of the European Glow-worm (Lampyris noctiluca). Journal
of Practical Ecology and Conservation 8: 6-27.

Crowther, K., Bliss, A. and Smith, P.L. (2009) Adder’s-tongue: A 13-year Translocation Story. In Practice (Bulletin of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management) No 64: 18-22.

Smith, P.L. (2008) A Note on the Identification of Fumaria occidentalis Pugsley (Western ramping-fumitory). BSBI News No 109: 41-42.

Miller, H.M., Clarkson, B. and Smith, P.L. (2007) A Strategic Conservation Assessment of Heathland and Associated Habitats on the Coal Spoils of South Wales. CCW Science Rep No, 772.

Sutherland, W.J., …..Smith, P.L. et alia (2006) The Identification of 100 Ecological Questions of High Policy Relevance in the UK. Journal of Applied Ecology. On line at:

Image to right: Paul's book 'Indicator Plants: Using Plants to Evaluate the Environment.' Published by Wildtrack Publishing. Review by Professor David Hawksworth avaialble here: 

Hawksworth, D.L. Biodivers Conserv (2016) 25: 3097. doi:10.1007/s10531-016-1249-9


Smith, P.L. and Sangwine, T. (2002) Highways: The Ecological Resource Net. Proceedings of the European Transport Conference 9-11 September 2002). ISBN 0-86050-340-2. On line at:

Smith, P.L. (2002) A Preliminary Lichen Conservation Protocol for Civil Engineering Projects. Bulletin of the British Lichen Society 90: 34-43.

Smith, P.L. and Feest, A. (1992) Counting the Ecological Cost. Surveyor (5 March 1992): 10-11.

Keys, P and Smith, P.L. (1990) Assessing the Impact. Surveyor (1 November 1990): 10-11.

Smith, P.L. (1988) ‘Odin’s Wood - Folkore of a Beechwood’. Newsletter: Friends of Robinswood Hill.

Smith, P.L. Accounts on Crocus, Iris, Verbascum, and the Palmae. The Royal Horticultural Society’s Dictionary of Gardening (1992 edition), Ed. Huxley, A. 

Smith, P.L. and Byfield, A.J. (1988) Fumaria L. (fumitories). Book chapter, in Margetts, L.J. ‘The Difficult and Critical Plants of the Lizard District of Cornwall’. Grenfell Publications, Bristol.

Smith, P.L. and Stewart, G. (1987) Striga gesnerioides (Wild) Vatke (S. orobanchoides Benth) Scrophulariaceae): haustorial ontogeny and a role for ergastic substances in the maintenance of physiological integrity. In: Parasitic Flowering Plants, proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Parasitic Flowering Plants, Marburg.

Smith, P.L. (1986) The Endo-ecology of Striga gesnerioides. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society XVII: 4: 204. 

Smith, P.L. (1985) Fumaria bastardii Bor. var. hibernica Pugsl. BSBI News No 40: 23.

Smith, P.L.  and Grenfell, A. (1984) The genus Fumaria in Avon. Proceedings of the Bristol Naturalist’s Society, 44: 35-42.

Smith, P.L. (1984) Systematic Studies of British Fumaria species. PhD Thesis, University of Bristol.

Smith, P.L. and Gledhill, D. (1983) Anatomy of the Endophyte of Viscum album L. (Loranthaceae), Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 87: 29-53 (18 figures).

Smith, P.L. (1981) The Growth and Establishment of Mistletoe, Viscum album. Proceedings of the Bristol Naturalist’s Society 41: 15-20.

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