Membership Benefits

As a member of the British Mycological Society, you are supporting fungal science as part of a national and international mycological community.

  • Communities and networking opportunities through conferences, field activities, workshops and social media
  • Member rates for participation in BMS national and international scientific meetings, UK workshops and other events
  • Funding opportunities through 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 discounted rates 
  • Opportunities to attend BMS forays, identification workshops and educational activities in the UK and internationally.
  • A regular BMS Newsletter ​​​​​​​

Additional benefits for student members:

  • 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