Online access to BMS Journals

BMS journals are accessed via ScienceDirect (Elsevier) at the links below:

(ScienceDirect login required. New users of ScienceDirect please read these instructions.)


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 login using your email address and ScienceDirect (not BMS) password.

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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 ScienceDirect username or password, please click on the ‘Forgotten your username or password’  link. 

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

For assistance, contact an Elsevier Customer Support department. 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.

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