The Fungal Web
Introduction to fungi and the fungal lifestyle, an educational resource
produced by Jim Deacon, University of Edinburgh.
The Internet Guide to Myxomycetes
Although no longer classified with fungi the amateur field mycologist will
frequently encounter Myxomycetes (slime moulds) and this site provides a comprehensive
introduction to the world of Myxomycetes.
Fungi Perfecti Fungi Perfecti supply
cultures, equipment and technologies for the cultivation of gourmet and medicinal
mushrooms. Paul Stamets, president of the company also runs several weekend seminars on
mushroom cultivation every year. Fungi Perfecti is located near Olympia, Washington, US.
Jac by the Stowl Based in
Wales this company supplies small hardwood logs inoculated with the spawn of native and
exotic species of edible fungi.
Mycologue Mail order
company in London that sells inoculated logs, toilet roll kits, dowel spawn etc. and many
other fungi related products.
Biologische Pilze Small German
organic mushroom farm. They will deliver inoculated substrate with guidance for home
Mushroom Growing with Hydrogen Peroxide
Randall Wayne claims that use of hydrogen peroxide simplifies the whole
process of growing edible fungi and you can purchase an instruction manual from his site.
Funindex Database of fungal
names provided by CABI Bioscience. The database contains over 340,000 names of fungi at
the species level and below derived from published lists.
This site from the US Department of Agriculture provides an interactive key for 30 species
of Hypomyces generally found on the fruiting bodies of other fungi that represent a
majority of the Hypomyces found in temperate regions.
Photographs and descriptions of species of Mycena some of which are shown
for the first time.
Mycologia Online Mycologia is
published by the Mycological Society of America and this site contains the full content of
each issue of the journal for the free trial period which will end on 31 December, 2002 .
Mycology at Kew
The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew have one of the most important reference
collections of fungi in the world and mycologists at Kew have carried out pioneering
research on fungi for over a century. This page includes details about recent publications
of the mycology section.
Myko Web North American site
dedicated to amateur mycology produced by Michael Wood, a past president of the
Mycological Society of San Francisco. Includes over 630 photographs of Common Fungi of the
San Francisco Bay Area.
Norwegian Fungus of the Month
Detailed information about an interesting fungus will be presented at this
site every month until the opening of the Seventh International Mycological Congress
(Oslo, August 2002).
Patrick is a member of our Group and has put some of his photographs of fungi on this
The WWW Virtual Library: Mycology
This site maintained by Kathie Hodge is an excellent starting point for
finding mycological resources and it's 'Really Big Index' is the most comprehensive list
of mycological sites on the Internet.
Tom Volk's Fungi
You can download images of fungi (over 1000 JPEG images to choose from) and a paper on the
taxonomy of Armillaria in the Northern Hemisphere (including a key to the species of
Armillaria in North America) from this site. A 'Fungus of the Month' section ensures that
this site is regularly updated.
Association of British Fungus Groups
The ABFG is a non-profit making UK mycological organisation concerned with finding,
identifying and recording fungi. It includes a nation-wide network of member groups and
individual members, and can provide Public Liability Insurance cover to local independent
fungus groups in the UK.
British Lichen Society
Homepage of the British Lichen Society formed in 1958 as the first society in the
world entirely devoted to the study of lichens.
British Mycological SocietyFounded mainly by amateurs interested in collecting and identifying fungi
the BMS has established a reputation as a leading learned society and now has an
international membership comprising both amateur and professional mycologists.
Danish Mycological Society The
homepage of the Danish Mycological Society includes on-line indexes of articles from the
journal "Svampe", the Danish red list of fungi and information on the book
series "Fungi of Northern Europe". In Danish and English.
Igor Malcevski's Home Page
Includes details about the Snohomish County Mycological Society, Washington, US. Igor is
the editor of their newsletter which is published at least six times a year and reproduced
on this site.
Lyme Disease Web Page
Bacterial infection transmitted by ticks found in woodland, moorland and other
places where there is long grass and the presence of host animals such as deer, sheep and
Biodiversity Information System which aims to collate and manage all the biological
sightings data for the Cheshire region and to provide as wide an access to that data
commensurate with the protection of the wildlife involved.
Taylor Lockwood's site contains pictures of fungi from around the world and you can purchase
his book 'Treasures from the Kingdom of Fungi' online.
Said to be New York's best known naturalist "Wildman" Steve Brill has produced this site on foraging for
wild plants and fungi. Includes some nice pictures of fungi and recipes.