This page contains some useful links.
- UK Mycology Resources
- Mycological Keys and Related
UK Mycology Resources
Checklist of the British & Irish Basidiomycota
"This searchable database provides information on all species of the fungal phylum Basidiomycota (including mushrooms
and toadstools, bracket fungi, puffballs, earthstars and stinkhorns, club and coral fungi, tooth fungi, jelly fungi,
rusts and smuts) recorded in the British Isles."
CATE: The Fungus Conservation Trust Fungal Records Database
A searchable database of fungal collection records from the UK maintained by the Fungus Conservation Trust.
BioImages - Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
A huge collection of photographs and photomicrographs of fungi and associated information.
The British Mycological Society (BMS)
"The Society was founded in 1896 to promote the scientific study of fungi in all their diversity. Since
then it has grown to be one of the major mycological societies in the world."
The Fungus Conservation Trust
"Welcome to the home of the Fungus Conservation Trust (formerly Association of British Fungus Groups),
serving interest in UK fungi and foraying from Caithness to Cornwall. If you are tempted by the idea
of discovering the fascinating world of mushrooms and toadstools, or want to expand your existing knowledge,
then this charity is here for you."
Northern Ireland Fungus Group
"We are a voluntary organisation whose aim is to promote the conservation of and interest in Fungi
in Northern Ireland."
Mycological Keys and Related
British Mycological Society: Keys for Macrofungi
"Over the years the British Mycological Society and it members have published a large number
of keys to fungi in its journals and occasionally in the publications of other societies. We
felt that it would be useful to make them accessible to everyone by publishing them on the BMS website."
Beginners Guide to Earth Tongues by Irene Ridge
A useful guide to Earth Tongues.
A Key to the Mycenas of Norway
A key to Norwegian Mycenas, with descriptions and photographs.
A web site dedicated to Pyrenomycetes (a group of fungi) from southwestern France.
The Phlegmacium Website
"Here you will find most of the european species belonging to the Cortinarius subgenus Phlegmacium depicted and presented."
A searchable database of photographs and information on ascomycetes.
Useful information for amateur mycologists.
Guide to Chemicals for Fungal Microscopy
An introduction to chemicals, including stains, used in mycology.
A UK microscope dealer.
A large resource of information on microscopy.