Anabela Marisa Azul
Phone: +351 239855210 ext. 148
e-mail: amjrazul@ci.uc.pt
Category: Associate Researcher (Ciência2009)
Department: Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Tecnology, University of Coimbra
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Associate Researcher 2009 to present | Post-Doc researcher (2003-2009), Project: "Diversity–Productivity Relationships in Managed Oak Woodlands Based on Biotechnological Applications With Edible Mycorrhizal Fungi" Centre of Functional Ecology and Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal, Supervisor: Helena Freitas | PhD thesis (1997-2002): "Diversity of Ectomycorrhizal Fungi in Montado Ecosystems" Centre of Functional Ecology and Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal, Supervisor: Helena Freitas; Department Biology I, Organismic Biology: Mycology, München University (Germany), Supervisor: Reinhard Agerer | Graduation on Biology (1991-1996) Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal | Erasmus Internship (1994-1995) Department Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada (Spain); Estación Experimental del Zaidín (EEZ), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Granada.
Research Interests

Functional traits of native soil fungi (ectomycorrhizae and saprobes)
Ecology and taxonomy of mycorrhizae
Ecology, taxonomy and physiology of truffles
Biology and biotechnology of higher fungi
Enzyme activity of higher fungi
Fungi toxicology (mushroom toxins)
Ecology and taxomy of tomentelloid fungi (Thelephoraceae)
Development of tools for sustainable cultivation of truffles
Forest and mycosilviculture guidance
Mycological resources planning
Public health (wild mushroom intoxications)
Science dissemination, particularly for early childhood and children
Colloborative networks

Projects

1. Industry Contract Research

2013-2015 - Fungi toxicity. iFunghealth. Co-funded by COMPETE- FEDER-EU, AM Azul [collaboration]

2012-2014 - ValueMicotecTruf: Value Mycology - Technology- Truficulture. Voz da Natureza. Co-funded by COMPETE- FEDER-EU, AM Azul [PI]

2011-2013 - Production of truffles: Validation of sustainable practices to produce Tuber borchii [VIDT 19118], Micoflora SA. Co-funded by COMPETE- FEDER-EU, AM Azul [PI]

2. Biological Sciences - Ecology

2012-2014 - Assessing the biodiversity and strain dynamics of the valuable truffle species Tuber borchii at different geographical scales, for basic and applied research. Agreement between Portugal (FCT) and Italy (CNR). AM Azul [PI, in Portugal], C Riccionini [PI, in Italy]

2010-2013 - RESCOE - Risk Assessment And Ecological Sustainability of Cork Oak in Montado ecosystems. [PTDC/BIA-BEC/102834/2008], S Costa [PI].

2005-2008 - Multidisciplinary investigation on higher altitudinal grasses; emphasis on taxonomic status and conservation. [POCTI/BIA-BDE/ 60937/2004], F Sales [PI], AM Azul [CV core] Lead of the task: Effects of fire on the structural diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) communities.

2003-2007 - Land use systems and mycorrhizal fungi in different types of Montado [POCTI/AGG/42349/2001], H Freitas [PI], AM Azul [Team Member]

2006-2008 - Ectomycorrhizal fungi communities in managed Castanea sativa Mill. forests in El Bierzo (León, Spain), University of León [ULE2005-12] AT Alfonso [PI], AM Azul [Consultant]

1999-2002 - Land use system and mycorrhizal fungi diversity in different types of Montado: examples from Alentejo region. [Praxis/P/AGR/ 11165/1998] H Freitas [PI], AM Azul [Team Member]

3. Biological Sciences - Taxonomy

2006-2008 - Diversity of resupinate tomentelloid fungi above and below-ground in oak forests in Peninsula Ibérica. GRICES/CSIC, AM Azul [PI] MP Martín [PI]

2008 - Diversity of resupinate tomentelloid fungi above and below-ground in oak forests in Peninsula Ibérica. SYNTHESYS & European Commission of Trans-national Access to major Research Infrastructures (EC-funded IHP Programme) [ES-TAF-3704] AM Azul [PI], MP Martín [Scientific host]

2006-2008 - Flora Micológica Ibérica V. [Iberian Mycological Flora] Plan Nacional de I+D+I, Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia. [CGL2006-12732-C02-01/BOS] RJB-CISC. M Dueñas [PI], AM Azul [Invited Researcher] Descriptions of Tomentelloid Ectomycorrhizae from Peninsula Ibérica

2005-2007 - Interconexiones Biogeográficas de los Corticiaceos (Aphyllophorales, Basidiomycota) macaronésicos. [Biogeographical Interconnections of Corticiaceos (Aphyllophorales, Basidiomycota) in Macaronesia] Plan Nacional I+D+I, Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia. [RJB-CISC, U Lisboa, U País vasco, U La Laguna] MT Tellería [PI], AM Azul [Invited Researcher] Tomentelloid fungi database

2005 - Land use systems and ectomycorrhizal fungi diversity including resupinate tomentelloid fungi in oak forests. SYNTHESYS & European Commission of Trans-national Access to major Research Infrastructures (EC-funded IHP Programme) [ES-TAF-413] AM Azul [PI], MP Martín [Scientific host]

2002 - Diversity of ectomycorrhizae in cork oak trees BIOD-IBERIA & European Commission of Trans-national Access to major Research Infrastructures (EC-funded IHP Programme) [Project N. A69] AM Azul [PI], MP Martín [Scientific host]

4. Teaching, Science dissemination

2013-2014 - knowledge development and transfer of best practice on bio-safety/bio-security/bio-risk management (Project n. 3 as approved by the Coordination Committee of the EU CBRN Risk Mitigation Centers of Excellence project). Project in the framework of the Partnership to the Consortium coordinated by University of Insubria, Insubria Center on International Security (ICIS), Italy. AM Azul [Team Member]

2013-2014 - International network of universities and institutes for raising awareness on dual-use concerns in bio-technology (Project n.º 18 as approved by the Coordination Committee of the EU CBRN Risk Mitigation Centers of Excellence). Project leader: Landau Network-Centro Volta (LNCV), Italy. AM Azul [Team Member]

2010-2013 - Montado: Biodiversity to Ecosystems Services. Ciência Viva, Agencia Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica. FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-016867. AM Azul [PI]

2010-2013 - FIBONACCI - Large scale dissemination of inquiry based science and mathematics education. FP7-SIS-244684. AM Azul [Invited Researcher: Consultant and Invited Trainer]

2006-2009 - POLLEN: Seed cities for science, a community approach for a sustainable growth of science education in Europe. FP6-SOCIETY-518399. AM Azul [Invited Researcher: Consultant and Invited Trainer]

2007-2008 - From seed to fruit: discovering the world of plants Ciência Viva, Agencia Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica. POCI/III.1/2006-255/0226 [AM Azul, PI]

2007-2008 - Climate change: doing little may change a lot. Ciência Viva, Agencia Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica. POCI/III.1/2007-39/306 CS Reis [PI], AM Azul [PI]

2007-2008 - Mushrooms of Paul da Madriz. Ciência Viva, Agencia Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica. POCI/III.1/2006-230/201. AM Azul [Scientific Advisor]

2006-2008 - Studying Biodiversity using imaging technologies. Ciência Viva, Agencia Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica. POCI/VI/ID121. AM Azul [PI]

2006-2007 - Ensino experimental no bosque de Casal do Rei regeneração da biodiversidade após o fogo. [Exploring experimental teaching and learning in the woods Couple King for biodiversity regeneration after fire] Ciência Viva, Agencia Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica. POCI/VI/1781. AM Azul [Scientific Advisor]

2006-2008 - Exploring eperimental teaching and learning of science in a living laboratory: Paúl da Madriz. Ciência Viva, Agencia Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica. POCI/VI/0793. AM Azul [Scientific Advisor]

2006-2007 - From seed to fruit: Discovering the world of plants. Ciência Viva, Agencia Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica. POCI/VI/0225 CS Reis [PI], AM Azul PI]

2006-2007 - Exploring experimental teaching and learning in Environment topics. Ciência Viva, Agencia Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica. CV/POCI/VI/0137. AM Azul [Scientific Advisor]

5. Social Sciences

2010-2013 - SCRAM - Crises, risk management and new socio-ecological arrangements for forests: a perspective from science and technology studies. [PTDC/CS-ECS/102041/2008] R Serra [PI], AM Azul [CV core]

Relevant advanced training

2008 - Maximum Speed, Maximum Results: A Hands-On Introduction to Tools and Methods for Accelerating Sustainable Development. Advisor: Alan AtKisson, AtKisson Group, during IUCN World Conservation Congress 5 - 14 October, Barcelona, Spain

2008 - Developing indicator frameworks: What difference is education for sustainable development (ESD) making? Advisor: Prof. Daniella Tilbury (Director of Sustainability, University of Gloucestershire), during IUCN World Conservation Congress 5-14 October, Barcelona, Spain

2008 - Visualizing Sustainable Future. Advisors: Enrique J. Lahmann (IUCN World Conservation Congress Manager) and Dr. Agni Klintuni Boedhhartono (IUCN Forest Conservation Programme), during IUCN World Conservation Congress 5-14 October, Barcelona, Spain

2008 - Forest Carbon Inventory and Accounting. Advisor: Dr Coeli M. Hoover (Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Canada), during IUCN World Conservation Congress 5-14 October, Barcelona, Spain

2008 - The use of Generalized Linear Models (GLM) and 
Generalized Additive Models (GAM) in Ecology. Advisors: Zurr A and Leno E, 3-7 March. Multivariate statistical tools in Ecology and Ecotoxicology. Advisor: Sousa JP, 10-14 March, IMAR-FCTUC, Coimbra

2007 - IV workshop on Science Communication, 10-22 September, CNC, University of Coimbra

1998 - DNA-based methods for identification of ectomycorrhizae. Advisors: Karen O, Jonsson L and Martín, MP, Dept. Forest Mycology and Pathology (SLU), June, Uppsala, Sweden

1997 - Water and Sediment Ecotoxicology Risk Assessment and Soil Management. Advisor: Soares, A. September, IMAR-Department Zoology, FCTUC

1997 - Ecophysiological Responses of Ecosystems to Global Change. Advisor: Freitas H.  May, IMAR-Department Zoology, FCTUC

1997 - Plant and Animal Interactions. Advisor: Paiva J.  June, IMAR-Department Zoology, FCTUC

1997 - Environment Management and Modeling. Advisor: Marques JC. September, IMAR-Department Zoology, FCTUC

  • Montado: Biodiversity to Ecosystems Services (see details)
  • International Network of universities and institutes for raising awareness on dual-use concerns in bio-technology (see details)
  • Assessing the biodiversity and strain dynamics of the valuable truffle species Tuber borchii at different geographical scales, for basic and applied research (see details)
  • Value MicotecTruf – Value Mycology-Technology-Truficulture (see details)
  • RESCOE - Risk Assessment And Ecological Sustainability of Cork Oak in Montado Ecosystems (see details)
  • SCRAM - Crises, risk management and new socio-ecological arrangements for forests: a perspective from science and technology studies (see details)
  • Climate change: doing little may change a lot (see details)
  • From seed to fruit: Discovering the world of plants (see details)
  • From seed to fruit: Discovering the world of plants (see details)
  • Studying biodiversity using imaging technologies (see details)
  • Diversity of resupinate tomentelloid fungi above- and below-ground in oak forests in Peninsula Iberica (see details)
  • Exploring experimental teaching and learning in Environment topics (see details)
  • Land Use Systems and Mycorrhizal Fungi Diversity in “montado” Ecosystems (see details)
    1. Azul, Anabela Marisa; Nunes, Joao; Ferreira, Ines; Coelho, Ana Sofia; Verissimo, Paula; Trovao, Joao; Campos, Antonio; Castro, Paula; Freitas, Helena (2014) Valuing native ectomycorrhizal fungi as a Mediterranean forestry component for sustainable and innovative solutions. Botany-botanique. 92, 2, 161-171. (see details) ISI paper
    2. Leite, Marta; Freitas, Andreia; Azul, Anabela Marisa; Barbosa, Jorge; Costa, Saul; Ramos, Fernando (2013) Development, optimization and application of an analytical methodology by ultra performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry for determination of amanitins in urine and liver samples. Analytica Chimica Acta. 799, 77-87. (see details) ISI paper
    3. Barrico, Lurdes; Azul, Anabela Marisa; Morais, Maria Cristina; Coutinho, Antonio Pereira; Freitas, Helena; Castro, Paula (2012) Biodiversity in urban ecosystems: Plants and macromycetes as indicators for conservation planning in the city of Coimbra (Portugal). Landscape And Urban Planning. 106, 1, 88-102. (see details) ISI paper
    4. Azul, Anabela Marisa; Mendes, Sara Margarida; Sousa, Jose Paulo; Freitas, Helena (2011) Fungal fruitbodies and soil macrofauna as indicators of land use practices on soil biodiversity in Montado. Agroforestry Systems. 82, 2, 121-138. (see details) ISI paper
    5. Azul AM (2011) Diálogos e modos de actuação colectiva com vista à sustentabilidade do sobreiro em Portugal. [Dialogue and collective action strategies for sustainability of cork oak in Portugal]. E-cadernos Ces. 10, 70-90 (see details)
    6. Azul, AM; Mendes, SM; Sousa, JP; Freitas, H (2011) Fungal fruitbodies and soil macrofauna as indicators of land use practices on soil biodiversity in Montado. Agroforestry Systems. 82, 2, 121-138. (see details) ISI paper
    7. Azul, Anabela Marisa; Sousa, Joao Paulo; Agerer, Reinhard; Martin, Maria P.; Freitas, Helena (2010) Land use practices and ectomycorrhizal fungal communities from oak woodlands dominated by Quercus suber L. considering drought scenarios. Mycorrhiza. 20, 2, 73-88. (see details) ISI paper
    8. Azul, Anabela Marisa; Ramos, Vitor; Sales, Fatima (2010) Early effects of fire on herbaceous vegetation and mycorrhizal symbiosis in high altitude grasslands of Natural Park of Estrela Mountain (PNSE). Symbiosis. 52, 2-3, 113-123. (see details) ISI paper
    9. Azul, Anabela Marisa; Castro, Paula; Sousa, Jose Paulo; Freitas, Helena (2009) Diversity and fruiting patterns of ectomycorrhizal and saprobic fungi as indicators of land-use severity in managed woodlands dominated by Quercus suber - a case study from southern Portugal. Canadian Journal Of Forest Research-revue Canadienne De Recherche Forestiere. 39, 12, 2404-2417. (see details) ISI paper
    10. Azul AM, Ramos V, Pato A, Azenha M, Freitas H (2008) Mycorrhiza in the Mediterranean Basin: safety teaching and training. Journal Of Biological Education. 42, 3, 54-61 (see details)
    11. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2008) “Quercirhiza tomentellocumulata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 11/12, 125-130 (see details)
    12. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2008) “Quercirhiza tomentelloepidermoidea” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 11/12, 131-134 (see details)
    13. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2008) “Quercirhiza tomenteloreticulata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 11/12, 135-139 (see details)
    14. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2008) “Quercirhiza tomentellostellata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 11/12, 141-146 (see details)
    15. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza flavocystidiata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 93-97 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    16. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza tomentellofuniculosa” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    17. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza tomentelloflexuosa” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 121-126 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    18. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza tomentellocystidiata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 115-119 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    19. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza summatriangularis” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 111-114 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    20. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza stelladuplicata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 105-109 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    21. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza lanatriangularis” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 99-103 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    22. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza dendrohyfidiomorpha” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 87-91 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    23. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza ateracusrugosa” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 75-79 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    24. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza annelata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 69-73 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    25. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirrhiza auraterocystidiata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 81-86 (see details)
    26. Azul AM, Azenha M, Pato AR, Cabral C, Costa C, Oliveira F, Santos M, Freire F, Monteiro T, Valadares C, Cunha LV (2005) Métodos Utilizados em Ecologia para o Ensino Experimental das Ciências. Boletim Da Associação Portuguesa De Professores De Biologia E Geologia. 25, 32-46 (see details)
    27. Azul AM, Freitas H (2005) Sobre a diversidade de micorrizas e o funcionamento dos ecossistemas florestais mediterrânicos. Anais Associação Micológica A Pantorra. 5, 45-58 (see details)
    28. Azul AM (2004) À Descoberta de Cogumelos na Cidade de Coimbra: Mata de Vale de Canas e Vale do Inferno. Boletim Da Associação Portuguesa De Professores De Biologia E Geologia. 23, 110-125 (see details)
    29. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza ectendotrophica” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 67-72 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    30. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza internangularis” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 79-83 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    31. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza pedicae” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 85-91 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    32. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza russulocystidiata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 93-98 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    33. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza sclerotiigera” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 99-105 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    34. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (1999) “Quercirhiza nodulosomorpha” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 4, 103-108 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    35. Azul AM & Freitas H. (1998) Estudo da micorrização de Quercus suber L. em condições naturais (populações de Grândola e Santiago do Cacém). Revista De Biologia. 16, 231-234 (see details)
    1. Azul AM (2010) Cogumelos do Paul da Madriz. Coimbra. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra [Coimbra University Press]. ISBN 978-989-26-0001-7. (see details)
      Link: http://www.uc.pt/imprensa_uc/catalogo/outros/cogumelos
    2. Azul AM, Reis CS, Freitas H (2009) Descobrir as Ciências. (EDS.), Vamos cuidar da Terra: Fazer pouco pode mudar muito. Coimbra. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra [Coimbra University Press]. 1, ISBN: 978-989-8074-84-3. (see details)
      Link: http://www.uc.pt/imprensa_uc/catalogo/descobrirasciencias/vamoscuidarterra2
    3. Reis CS, Azul AM, Azenha M (2007) Ciência a Brincar. (EDS.), Descobre as Plantas!. Lisboa. Editorial Bizâncio Lta. 6, ISBN 978-972-53-0357-3. (see details)
      Link: http://www.editorial-bizancio.pt/coleccoes.php?col=19&id=370
    4. Azul AM, Reis CS, Pimenta MC (2007) Da Semente ao Fruto: À Descoberta do Mundo das Plantas. ISBN 987-989-20-0633-8. (see details)
    1. Suz LM, Azul AM, Morris MH, Bledsoe CS, Martín MP (2008) Morphotyping and Molecular Methods to Characterize Ectomycorrhizal Roots and Hyphae in Soil. In: Soil Biology . (EDS.), Molecular Mechanisms of Plant and Microbe Coexistence. Berlin-Heidelberg . Springer-Verlag . 15, 978-3-540-75575-3. (see details)
      Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/n63t8856553j03ku/
    2. Azul AM (2008) Que força têm as raízes?. In: Ciência a Brincar. (EDS.), Descobre o Património!. Lisboa. Editorial Bizâncio Lda. 8, ISBN 978-972-53-0390-0. (see details)
      Link: http://www.editorial-bizancio.pt/coleccoes.php?col=19&id=397
    3. Azul AM (2008) Porque é que se formam fungos nos edifícios?. In: Ciência a Brincar. (EDS.), Descobre o Património!. Lisboa. Editorial Bizâncio Lda. 8, 978-972-53-0390-0. (see details)
      Link: http://www.editorial-bizancio.pt/coleccoes.php?col=19&id=397
    4. Azul AM, Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza tomentellocystidiata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    5. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza summatriangularis. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    6. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza stelladuplicata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    7. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza flavocystidiata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    8. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza annelata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    9. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza dendrohyfidiomorpha. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    10. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza auraterocystidiata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    11. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza ateracusrugosa. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    12. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza sclerotiigera. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    13. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza internangularis. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    14. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza ectendotrophica. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    15. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza pedicae. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    1. Azul AM. (2002) Diversidade de fungos ectomicorrízicos em ecossistemas de Montado. - Coimbra University. (see details)
    2. Azul AM. (1999) Ectomicorrizas associadas ao sobreiro (Quercus suber L.) . - Coimbra University. (see details)
    1. Trovão J.** , Morcillo M.**, Bagulho M., Freitas H., Riccioni C., Azul A.M., ** Denotes First Co-authorship (2014) Integrated management and sustainable cultivation of the valuable truffle species Tuber borchii Vittad. (see details)
      Link: http://truffleresearch.eu/
    2. Azul AM, Ferreira I, Borba R, Freitas H, Campos A, Nunes J (2013) Project: ValueMicoTruf: prospecting, productivity, and add value to native ectomycorrhizal fungi and truffles supported by criteria of quality and indicators of sustainable production. (see details)
    3. Borba R , Ferreira I, Coelho AS, Veríssimo P, Bagulho M, Freitas H, Morcillo M, Azul AM (2013) Developing Novel Tools and Processes for Sustainable Cultivation of Tuber borchii. (see details)
    4. Azul AM (2012) Experiencing and discovering the Mediterranean in kindergarten and primary education. (see details)
    5. Azul AM, Freitas H (2009) Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities above- and belowground as indicators of land use practices severity in oak woodlands dominated by Quercus suber L. (see details)
    6. Azul AM, Sales F (2009) Effects of fire above and below ground in high altitude grassland dominated by Nardus stricta: implications for these natural reservoirs of water ecosystems. (see details)
    7. Azul AM, Mendes S, Sousa JP, Freitas H (2008) Parâmetros biológicos eficazes no diagnóstico da sustentabilidade e da vulnerabilidade da micobiota do solo em ecossistemas de montado: cogumelos e macrofauna do solo (ORAL COMMUNICATION). (see details)
    8. Sales F, Ramos V, Azul AM (2008) Características do coberto vegetal e diversidade de fungos micorrízicos nos cervunais da serra da estrela: reflexão sobre os impactes ecológicos e gestão dos recursos naturais. (see details)
    9. Barrico L, Castro P, Pereira Coutinho A, Azul AM & Freitas H (2008) O desenvolvimento urbano e a conservação da biodiversidade: apresentação de um caso de estudo na cidade de Coimbra. (see details)
    10. Azul AM, Schreck Reis C, Pais T, Freitas H (2008) Uma proposta de ensino das alterações climáticas a crianças em idade escolar. (see details)
    11. Montalvão I, Torres J, Honrado J, Azul AM (2008) Comunidade pós-fogo em bosques de Quercus robur L.: papel dos fungos ectomicorrízicos como mediadores na recuperação do ecossistema (ORAL COMMUNICATION). (see details)
    12. Azul AM, Mendes S, Sousa JP, Freitas H (2008) Fungi fruitbodies and soil macrofauna as indicators of land-use severity in cork oak woodlands. (see details)
    13. Azul AM, Reis CS, Pimenta MC (2007) From Seed to Fruit: communicating science to pre-schoolers (ORAL COMMUNICATION). (see details)
    14. Azul AM, Castro P, Freitas H (2007) Impacts of land use management in oak woodlands dominated by Quercus suber L. on fruitbody and fruiting patterns of ectomycorrhizal fungi and saprobes (INVITED COMMUNICATION). (see details)
    15. Azul AM, Freitas H (2007) Cogumelos silvestres em áreas de Montado: Impactes do uso do solo na diversidade e abundância de fungos micorrízicos e saprófitas (INVITED COMMUNICATION)). (see details)
    16. Sales F, Dinis A, Azul AM (2007) A conservação dos cervunais no desenvolvimento local. (see details)
    17. Reis CS, Azul AM, Pimenta MC (2007) From Seed to Fruit - Discovering the world of plants. (see details)
    18. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Sousa JP, Freitas H (2006) Land-use history and ectomycorrhizal fungi richness and diversity patterns in managed European Mediterranean oak woodlands: Alentejo region, Portugal (ORAL COMMUNICATION). (see details)
    19. Azul AM, Ramos V, Sales F (2006) Vegetation cover diversity and mycorrhizal fungi patterns in a biogenetic reserve: after fire communities in Serra da Estrela grassland, Portugal. (see details)
    20. Azul AM, Freitas H (2004) Diversidade de fungos ectomicorrízicos associados ao sobreiro em sistemas de Montado. (see details)
    21. Azul AM, Freitas H (2002) Diversidade de fungos ectomicorrízicos em ecossistemas de montado (ORAL COMMUNICATION). (see details)
    22. Azul AM, Freitas H (2000) Diversidade de cogumelos e de micorrizas em áreas de Montado (Alentejo) (ORAL COMMUNICATION). (see details)
    23. Azul AM, Freitas H (1999) O Uso e a Ocupação do Solo e a Diversidade de Fungos Micorrízicos nos Ecossistemas de Montado Portugueses (Alentejo). (see details)
    24. Azul AM, Freitas H (1999) Mycorrhizal fungi and their application to forestation programmes with cork oak (Quercus suber L.) (INVITED COMMUNICATION). (see details)
    25. Gonçalves MT, Azul AM, Gonçalves SC, Portugal A, Vieira R, Pinto-Correia T, Freitas H (1999) A project to evaluate the effects of different land use systems in montados ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungi diversity. (see details)
    26. Azul AM, Freitas H (1999) Ectomycorrhiza associated with cork oak (Quercus suber L.) in natural conditions (Southern Portugal). (see details)
    27. Azul AM, Freitas H (1998) Ectomycorrhizas in association with two populations of Quercus suber L. from Grândola and Santiago do Cacém in Southern Portugal. (see details)
    28. Azul AM, Freitas H (1997) Estudo da micorrização de Q. suber L. em condições naturais (populações de Grândola e Santiago do Cacém). (see details)
    29. Azul AM, Freitas H (1996) Estudo das micorrizas de Cistus ladanifer L., Cistus salvifolius L., e Lavandula sampaiana L., de duas regiões mediterrânicas. (see details)
    1. Sales F, Dinis A, Azul AM (2007) A Conservação dos Cervunais no Desenvolvimento Local. Proceedings VII Jornadas sobre Conservação da Natureza: Áreas Protegidas, Educação para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável, Seia. (see details)
    2. Azul AM (2003) Diversidade de Macrofungos em Sistemas Naturais e em Sistemas de Produção Florestal e Agrícola da Região Centro. Educational booklet to be used as a teaching resource in schools, 120pp. (see details)