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Research Interests

Systematics of the higher fungi (Ascomycota and Basidiomycota) using molecular and morphological data, particularly in how their phylogenetic relationships relate to current classifications; Evolution of morphological characters in members of the Ascomycota; Biodiversity and conservation of fungi throughout North America and the Neotropics; Monographic treatments and taxonomic revisions of higher fungi; Species concepts in fungi


Ph.D., 2003, University of Illinois at Chicago
M.S., 1997, Eastern Illinois University
B.S., 1995, Eastern Illinois University

Professional Information

Andrew N. Miller is the mycologist with the Illinois Natural History Survey at the University of Illinois. He holds adjunct appointments in the Department of Plant Biology at the University of Illinois, the Botany Department at The Field Museum, and the Department of Biological Sciences at Eastern Illinois University. Dr. Miller is curator of the INHS Fungarium and associate curator of the U of I fungarium. He became director of the INHS Herbarium in 2008. Dr. Miller teaches the General Mycology course in Plant Biology at U of I, and his research focuses on the systematics, evolution, biodiversity, and conservation of fungi. He has published over 65 peer-reviewed papers describing the evolutionary relationships of numerous fungal taxa new to science. Dr. Miller was elected secretary of the International Committee on the Taxonomy of Fungi in 2011 and currently serves as associate editor for Fungal BiologyMycoKeys and Organisms, Diversity and Evolution.

Honors & Awards

PRI Distinguished Research Scientist 2019
Eastern Illinois University Outstanding Graduate Alumni Award 2014

Office Address

1909 S. Oak St.
Urbana, IL 61801


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    Dirks, A. C., Mohamed, O. G., Schultz, P. J., Miller, A. N., Tripathi, A. & James, T. Y., 2023, In: Mycologia. 115, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

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  • A phylogenetic assessment of Endocalyx (Cainiaceae, Xylariales) with E. grossus comb. et stat. nov.

    Delgado, G., Miller, A. N., Hashimoto, A., Iida, T., Ohkuma, M. & Okada, G., Jan 2022, In: Mycological Progress. 21, 1, p. 221-242 22 p.

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  • Assessing Microbial Metabolic and Biological Diversity to Inform Natural Product Library Assembly

    Anderson, V. M., Wendt, K. L., Caughron, J. B., Matlock, H. P., Rangu, N., Najar, F. Z., Miller, A. N., Luttenton, M. R. & Cichewicz, R. H., Apr 22 2022, In: Journal of Natural Products. 85, 4, p. 1079-1088 10 p.

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  • Corrections to recent changes in the taxonomy of the Sordariales

    Marin-Felix, Y. & Miller, A. N., Aug 2022, In: Mycological Progress. 21, 8, 69.

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  • Fungal Planet description sheets: 1383–1435

    Crous, P. W., Boers, J., Holdom, D., Osieck, E. R., Steinrucken, T. V., Tan, Y. P., Vitelli, J. S., Shivas, R. G., Barrett, M., Boxshall, A. G., Broadbridge, J., Larsson, E., Lebel, T., Pinruan, U., Sommai, S., Alvarado, P., Bonito, G., Decock, C. A., De la Peña-Lastra, S., Delgado, G., & 92 othersHoubraken, J., Maciá-Vicente, J. G., Raja, H. A., Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A., Rodríguez, A., Wingfield, M. J., Adams, S. J., Akulov, A., AL-Hidmi, T., Antonín, V., Arauzo, S., Arenas, F., Armada, F., Aylward, J., Bellanger, J. M., Berraf-Tebbal, A., Bidaud, A., Boccardo, F., Cabero, J., Calledda, F., Corriol, G., Crane, J. L., Dearnaley, J. D. W., Dima, B., Dovana, F., Eichmeier, A., Esteve-Raventós, F., Fine, M., Ganzert, L., García, D., Torres-Garcia, D., Gené, J., Gutiérrez, A., Iglesias, P., Istel, L., Jangsantear, P., Jansen, G. M., Jeppson, M., Karun, N. C., Karich, A., Khamsuntorn, P., Kokkonen, K., Kolarík, M., Kubátová, A., Labuda, R., Lagashetti, A. C., Lifshitz, N., Linde, C., Loizides, M., Luangsa-Ard, J. J., Lueangjaroenkit, P., Mahadevakumar, S., Mahamedi, A. E., Malloch, D. W., Marincowitz, S., Mateos, A., Moreau, P. A., Miller, A. N., Molia, A., Morte, A., Navarro-Ródenas, A., Nebesárová, J., Nigrone, E., Nuthan, B. R., Oberlies, N. H., Pepori, A. L., Rämä, T., Rapley, D., Reschke, K., Robicheau, B. M., Roets, F., Roux, J., Saavedra, A., Sakolrak, B., Santini, A., Ševcíková, H., Singh, P. N., Singh, S. K., Somrithipol, S., Spetik, M., Sridhar, K. R., Starink-Willemse, M., Taylor, V. A., van Iperen, A. L., Vauras, J., Walker, A. K., Wingfield, B. D., Yarden, O., Cooke, A. W., Manners, A. G., Pegg, K. G. & Groenewald, J. Z., Jun 2022, In: Persoonia: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi. 48, p. 261-371 111 p.

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