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 Society adopted a new Constitution on 26th Feb 2010 which means the number of Trustees is currently in the process of changing from twenty four to twelve.

The Council is supported by four standing committees who report to council on their activities and finance. The standing committees are

All procedures and activities of the Society are subject to the adopted Consitution and Bye-Laws in force at the time.

All voting members of Council and the standing committees are elected according to the Constitution and ratified at the Annual General Meeting.

The main contact address for the Society is 

BMS Administrator
British Mycological Society
Charles Darwin House
12 Roger Street