Membership of the Society entitles members to participate in any activity of the varied sections of the Society which should provide interest and support for anyone with an interest in fungi.

There are several categories of membership which are appropriate to the different interests of applicants. These include full member, student member, associate member and life membership. The Society serves the wide range of interests of its members which include Biochemistry, Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Ecology, Evolution, Fungal Interactions with animals and plants, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Physiology and Systematics.

All members of the Society recieve an electronic copy of Mycologist News, the Society's Newsletter in addition to discounts at Society events. The Society produces a range of other Journals which can be taken in addition to membership.

Members from low income countries receive a discount on membership fees and this is explained further on the fees page.

The process of how to join the Society, including downloading application (and membership renewal) forms, is explained on the application page or by contacting the Society at the address below.

Alternatively you can apply online here


To RENEW your BMS membership click on the link below:


BMS Membership
British Mycological Society
Charles Darwin House
12 Roger Street