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

BMS Mission Statement

To promote fungal science internationally

The Society’s Objectives are to:

  • Encourage those interested in fungi and related organisms to join the Society and to take part in our events, whether in a professional or amateur capacity
  • Promote the recognition of fungal science in the UK and internationally
  • Support and grow the key areas of Society activity to promote further understanding of fungal science and to inspire future generations of mycologists
  • Support the Society’s academic publications and other resources on fungal biology for the international community
  • Organise conferences, workshops and other activities supporting mycology
  • Promote networking across the fungal science community and maintain strong links with other relevant national and international learned societies and organizations
  • Ensure that the Society’s resources are utilised effectively to further fungal science

Announcements

Fungal News

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