Contact us


Identifying a fungus

If you'd like help with identifying fungi, you'll find many welcoming experts and enthusiasts on the BMS Facebook Group,
UK Fungus Day Twitter, or through one of the affiliated UK-wide fungus recording groups

Note that we are not able to help with fungus identification in the BMS Office.



General enquiries; awards & grants; journals & subscriptions; finance, invoices & payments

Email: admin (at)


Email: sally (at)

Event enquiries; UK Fungus Day
Email: sally (at)
Email: ukfungusday (at) Website:

Society operations & development; communications; media & publicity

Email: emma (at)


The BMS Office

Dr Emma Thompson

Executive Officer

Emma is responsible for day-to-day running of the Society. She oversees the implementation of the Society's governance and operational requirements and activities, to meet objectives and ensure delivery of the strategy. Emma also supports projects and services developed by the Committees, and manages Society communications.  


Email Emma

Sally Hawkes

Events & Member Services Officer

Sally is responsible for event co-ordination and administration, working closely with other staff, committees and volunteers to deliver the Society's full range of events. She is the main contact for event enquiries. Sally also oversees membership admnistration and contributes to the development and delivery of services, resources and benefits for members and the wider mycological community.

Email Sally

Laura Woodland, BMS Administrator

Laura Woodland

BMS Administrator

Laura provides administrative support across the breadth of the Society's activities and services. She is responsible for day-to-day financial administration, overseeing BMS awards and grants and processing journal subscriptions.  Laura also acts as meetings secretary to ensure the smooth running and recording of Council and Committee meetings and is the contact point for general enquiries.

Email Laura


BMS on social media

X (Twitter)







BMS Facebook Group

UK Fungus Day Page

UKFungusDay  BMS YouTube channel

BMS postal address

British Mycological Society
c/o Royal Society of Biology
1 Naoroji Street
United Kingdom