Welcome to the British Mycological Society

Enter the world of fungal biology research, conservation and education…

The Society

Details of how to join the BMS or contact the Office along with details about the Society’s Constitution, Committees and Grants can be found here

Fungal Biology Research

Representing academic research across the fields of medical mycology, plant pathogenesis, fungal ecology and biotechnology

Education and Outreach

Raising awareness of fungi and fungal science at all levels though public engagement and the provision of educational resources

Field Mycology

Go on BMS field trips, join local fungus groups, or learn about the Society’s Conservation work

Library and Information

Downloads of various BMS documents, Identification Keys, English names of fungi and details of Mycological Events and News are available here

The passing of Dr Geoff Robson

It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Dr Geoff Robson, BMS General Secretary, Past BMS President and long-term member of the Society. It was incredibly sad and shocking to hear the news, and we know you will join with us in sending our deepest condolences and best wishes to Geoff’s family at this difficult time.

Geoff contributed an enormous amount to the Society in his role as General Secretary and President and was a vital part of the Fungal Biology Research committee, responsible for organising the internationally renowned BMS Scientific Meetings. He was also part of a team of BMS representatives who supported the various International Mycological Congress meetings across the globe, as well as one of the editors of the BMS journal Fungal Biology Reviews.

The British Mycological Society has seen many changes over the years and Geoff was an integral part of integrating these into the business of the Society, whilst maintaining its original aims of promoting fungal science. While the BMS office took on many of the administrative duties required of the Society, this was only possible with the continuous support and experience Geoff willingly shared.

He will be sorely missed by all who knew him, both personally and professionally.

 Dr Geoff Robson


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