Welcome to the world of fungi!

See the results of our 2021 fungus photo Competition

Find out about the fungi all around us in the Blogs.

Want to try out some fungus-themed activities?  Browse our Resources.


Explore the Fungal Kingdom through the sections below... 

UK Fungus Day 2022 will be on Saturday 8 October !

International Seminar for World Fungus Day

A world of fungal talks... Renowned speakers spanning all continents. View the 2021 seminar programme and access the recording.

Fungi near you

Delve into the natural world of fungi and share your enthusiasm or expertise with others

5 minutes of fungi

Short videos from beginners and experts, sharing their fascination with fungi

Fungal science & research

Find out about the latest research, meet the scientists and learn about their work.

Art, design & performance

The beauty and diversity of fungi inspiring craft, design and creation.

Families & children

Become a fungus detective, learn how fungi put the bubbles in bread and grow your own mushrooms on toilet rolls. Or join a local event.

Business & technology

Fungi in industry, biotechnology, healthcare, agriculture and more

Museums & tourist attractions

Museums, galleries, nature reserves, parks, gardens and other tourist attractions offer different views of the fungal world.


For teachers, educators and others keen to bring fungal science into the classroom

Journalists & media

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