Membership Benefits

British Mycological Society: promoting fungal science internationally

Fungal Biology Research     Fungal Education & Outreach    Field Mycology & Conservation

Membership Application

  • Support fungal science by being part of the international mycological community
  • Exceptional networking opportunities, supported by BMS social media, conferences, field activities and workshops
  • Member rates for participation in BMS national and international scientific meetings, UK workshops and other events
  • Access to funding: BMS Research Project Grants (up to £10,000) and conference/workshop participation bursaries (up to £500).
  • Electronic access to peer-reviewed international scientific BMS Journals at special discounted rates for full and student members  

Fungal Biology

Fungal Ecology

Fungal Biology Reviews

Field Mycology

  • Opportunities to attend BMS forays, identification workshops and educational activities in the UK and internationally.
  • A regular BMS newsletter 

Additional benefits for student members

  • Special subsidised membership rates for PhD research students for up to 4 years (£21.00 per annum) and for undergraduates for three years (£10).
  • Small Grants (up to £500) for attending relevant national and international scientific conferences if presenting a poster or oral contribution
  • Prizes for outstanding student member contributions for best poster and best presentation at BMS annual conferences
  • Planned Future Development - Participation in innovative postgraduate training workshops