The Society is a registered Charity No 276503 with the Charity Commission. It is governed by the Trustees who currently number ten and sit on Council, which meets at least once a year.
The Council is supported by four standing committees who report to council on their activities and finance. The standing committees are
- Publications Committee
- Fungal Biology Research Committee
- Fungal Education and Outreach Committee
- Field Mycology and Conservation Committee
All procedures and activities of the Society are subject to the adopted Consitution and Bye-Laws in force at the time. The Society adopted a new Constitution on 26th Feb 2010. All voting members of Council and the standing committees are elected according to the Constitution and ratified at the Annual General Meeting.