Online access to BMS Journals

First time users of ScienceDirect follow this link otherwise:

Following recent changes made by Elsevier there is no longer a summary page of BMS journals on the Science Direct website. Each journal now has to be accessed individually either by following the links below or by searching the sciencedirect site for the journals by name. If you have paid for online access you will need to log into the site with your Science Direct (not BMS) login details to view the full text. This can be undertaken either before or after selecting the journal you wish to view. 

Direct links

Fungal Biology:

Fungal Biology Reviews:

Fungal ecology:

Field Mycology:

Archived Journals

Mycological Research:


Transactions of the BMS:

Bulletin of the BMS:  

Login to Sciencedirect (Elsevier)  

Follow the links above for a specific journal or go to and enter your email address and Science Direct (not BMS) password in the login bar on the top of the page. Note you can tick the box to have your login remembered in a cookie.

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 Finding a journal

After you have logged in click on the word journals at the top of the page. There is then a link to all titles which gives a box to select the initial letter of the journal

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Lost or forgotten password

If you forget your username or password, please click on the ‘Forgotten your username or password’ link.  You will be required to enter the e-mail address that you used when you registered for your access, upon entering this an email will be sent to you via Science Direct reminding you of your username and password (please check your junk e-mail folder, in case the email gets incorrectly filtered into this box). 

If you encounter any problems registering, please note that older browsers may not support SSL encryption, which is required for secure data transmission. Also, cookies must be enabled in your browser to support the registration process.

Help and assistance

Should you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the closest Elsevier Customer Support department as follows. Please mention the title of the journal you are trying to access, the URL of the site and the name of your society in your communication.

Customers in Europe, The Middle East and Africa should contact:
Telephone: +31 20 485 3767
Fax: +31 20 485 3432

Customers in North, Central, and South America should contact:
Telephone: 1-888-615-4500 (+1 212-462-1978 if calling from outside the USA and Canada)
Fax: +1 212-633-3680

Customers in Asia Pacific including Australia (except Japan) should contact:
Tel: +65 6 349 0222
Fax: +65 6 733 1510

Customers in Japan should contact:
Telephone: +81 3-5561-5034
Fax: +81 3-5561-5047

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