Mycological Societies in Europe

This web page provides information about mycological societies in Europe. If you have information you would like posted here, please send it to the Webmaster. For each item listed, a hyperlink is provided to its internet site or, where this is not possible, a contact name and address or some other identifying information. Additional explanatory information may then follow. Where the name of the item is not in English, a translation may be provided in italics in square brackets after that information followed, where appropriate, by the principal language of the item and, in alphabetical order, other languages used.


  • Confédéderation Européenne de Mycologie Méditerranéenne [European Confederation of Mediterranean Mycology, Latin, Catalan, English, French, Italian, Spanish]

  • European Mycological Association [English]

  • Fédération des Associations Mycologiques Méditerranéennes [Federation of Mediterranean Mycological Associations, French]

  • Federation of European Microbiological Societies [English]

  • Journées Européennes du cortinaire [English, French, German, Italian]

  • Nordic Society for Medical Mycology [English]

  • Nordisk Lichenologisk Forening [Nordic Lichenological Society, Norwegian, English]


  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Medizinische Mykologie [Austrian Society for Medical Mycology, German]

  • Pilzverein Escholzmatt [German, site not obtainable on 3 February 2006]

  • Pilzverein Region Entlebuch [German, site not obtainable on 3 February 2006]

  • Verein für Pilzkunde Tirol [Society for Mycology in the Tyrol, German]


  • Cercle de Mycologie de Bruxelles [Brussels Circle of Mycology, French]

  • Cercle de Mycologie de Mons [Mons Circle of Mycology, French]

  • Koninklijke Antwerpse Mycologische Kring [Antwerp Royal Mycological Society, Flemish]

  • Mycologische Werkgroep Limburg [Flemish]

  • Mycologische Werkgroep Meise [Flemish]

  • Oost-Vlaamse Mycologische Werkgroep [Flemish]

  • Paddestoelenwerkgroep NatuurPunt Meetjesland [NatuurPunt Meetjesland Toadstool Workgroup, Flemish]

  • Vlaamse-Mycologen-Vereniging [Flemish]

  • Zelfstandige Werkgroep voor Amateur-Mycologen [Flemish]


  • Bulgarian Mycological Society [English]

    Czech Republic

  • Česká Mykologická Společnost [Czech Mycological Society, Czech]

  • Česká Vedecká Společnost pro Mykologii [Czech Scientific Society for Mycology, English]


  • Foreningen til Svampekundskabens Fremme [Danish Mycological Society, Danish, English]


  • Estonian Mycological Society [English]


  • Suomen Sieniseura Ry, Unioninkatu 44, SF 00170, Helsinki 17, Finland [Mycological Society of Finland]


  • Association Mycologique Buxéenne [Buxéenne Mycological Association, French]

  • Association Mycologique de l'Ouest de la France [West of France Mycological Association, French]

  • Fédération Mycologique Dauphiné-Savoie [Dauphiné-Savoie Mycological Federation, French]

  • Les Naturalistes Parisiens [Parisian Naturalists, French]

  • Société Française de Mycologie Médicale [French Society of Medical Mycology, French]

  • Société Mycologique et Botanique du Livradois-Forez [Livradois-Forez Mycological & Botanical Society, French]

  • Société Mycologique de la Côte-d'Or [Côte-d'Or Mycological Society, French]

  • Société Mycologique de France [Mycological Society of France, French]

  • Société Mycologique du Gâtinaise [Gâtinaise Mycological Society, French]

  • Société Mycologique des Hautes-Vosges [Hautes-Vosges Mycological Society, French]

  • Société Mycologique Landaise [Landaise Mycological Society, French]

  • Société Mycologique du Limousin [Limousin Mycological Society, French]

  • Société Mycologique de Moselle-Est [East-Moselle Mycological Society, French]

  • Société Mycologique du Nord de la France [North of France Mycological Society, French]

  • Société Mycologique du Pays de Montbéliard [Mycological Society of Pays de Montbéliard, French]

  • Société Mycologique du Périgord [Périgord Mycological Society, French]

  • Société Mycologique de Strasbourg [Strasbourg Mycological Society, French]


  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Mykologie Ulm [Ulm Mycology Work Group, German]

  • Arbeitskreis Pilzkunde Ruhr [Ruhr Mycology Work Group, German]

  • Bryologisch-Lichenologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mitteleuropa [Bryological and Lichenological Society for Central Europe, German]

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Mykologie [German Mycological Society, German, English]

  • Deutschsprachigen Mykologischen Gesellschaft [Mycological Society for German-speakers, German]

  • Fachgruppe Mykologie Vorpommern [Pomeranian Mycology Specialist Group, German]

  • Mykologische Arbeitsgruppe Hannover [Hannover Mycological Work Group, German]

  • Interessengemeinschaft Pilzkunde und Naturschutz [Mycology and Nature Conservation Interest Group, German]

  • Mykologischer Arbeitskreis Rhein-Neckar [Rhein-Neckar Mycological Work Group, German]

  • Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Bielefeld und Umgegend, Arbeitsgruppe Mykologie [Bielefeld and Surroundings Natural History Society, Mycology Workgroup, German]

  • Pilzfreunde Chemnitz [Chemnitz Mycologists, German]

  • Pilzkundliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Berlin-Brandenburg [Berlin-Brandenburg Mycological Workgroup, German]

  • Thüringer Arbeitsgemeinschaft Mykologie [Thuringia Mycology Workgroup, German]

  • Verein der Pilzfreunde Saar-Pfalz [Sarr-Pfalz Mycological Society, German]

  • Verein der Pilzfreunde Stuttgarte [Stuttgart Mycological Society, German]


  • Associazione Micologica Bresadola [Bresadola Mycological Association, Italian]

  • Associazione Micologica D.A.M. [D.A.M. Mycological Association, Italian, English]

  • Gruppo Micologico "G. Bresadola" di Trento ["G. Bresadola" Mycological Group of Trento, Italian]

  • Federazione Micologica Lombarda [Lombard Mycological Federation, Italian]

  • Micologi Associati [Mycological Associates, Italian]

  • Società Italiana di Patologia Vegetale [Italian Society for Plant Pathology, Italian, English]

  • Società Lichenologica Italiana [Italian Lichenological Society, Italian]

  • Unione Micologica Italiana [Italian Mycological Union], Italian, English]


  • Latvijas Mikologu Biedriba [Latvian Mycological Society, Latvian, English]


  • Lithuanian Mycological Society [English]


  • Malta Mycological Society, c/o Mr Serge Ostrovidov, 71 Triq San Girgor, ZTN 04, Zejtun, Malta


  • Dutch Bryological and Lichenological Society [Dutch, English]

  • Netherlandse Mycologische Vereniging [Netherlands Mycological Society, Dutch, English]


  • Norsk Soppforening [Norwegian Mycological Society, Norwegian]


  • Serbian Mycological Society [Serbian]


  • Asociaciò Micològica Font i Quer [Font i Quer Mycological Association, Catalan]

  • Asociación Española de Micología [Spanish Association of Mycology, Spanish]

  • Asociación Micológica de Sobrarge [Sobrarge Mycological Association, Spanish]

  • Asociación Micológica Viriato [Viriato Mycological Association, Spanish]

  • Asociación Micológica Zamorana [Mycological Association of Zamora, Spanish]

  • Asociación Micolóxica Cogumelo [Cogumelo Mycological Association, Galician, Spanish]

  • Associació Micològica Joaquim Codina [Joaquim Codina Mycological Association, Catalan, Spanish]

  • Barakaldo Mikologi Elkartca [Barakaldo Mycological Society, Basque, Spanish]

  • Sociedad Micológica de Gran Canaria [Mycological Society of Gran Canaria, Spanish]

  • Sociedad Micológica de Madrid [Madrid Mycological Society, Spanish]

  • Societat Catalana de Micologia [Catalan Mycological Society, Catalan, English, French, Spanish]


  • Linköpings Svampklubbs Hemsida [Linköpings Fungus Club, Swedish]

  • Sundsvalls Mykologiska Sällskap [Sundsvall Mycological Society, Swedish]

  • Svensk Lichenologisk Förening [Swedish Lichenological Society, Swedish]

  • Sveriges Mykologisk Förening, c/o Arne Ryberg, Boafallsvägen 10, 293 72 Jämshög, Sweden


  • Mykologische Gesellschaft Luzern [Mycological Society of Lucerne, German, English, French]

  • Pilzverein Grauholz [Grauholz Mycological Society, German]

  • Société Mycologique Vaudoise, Lausanne [Vaudoise Mycological Society, Lausanne, French]

  • Verband Schweizerischer Vereine für Pilzkunde [Swiss Union of Mycological Societies, German]

  • Verein für Pilzkunde Biberist [Biberist Mycological Society, German]

  • Verein für Pilzkunde Brittnau [Brittnau Mycological Society, German]

  • Verein für Pilzkunde Grenchen & Umgebung [Grenchen & Surroundings Mycological Society, German]

  • Verein für Pilzkunde Thurgau [Thurgau Mycological Society, German]


  • Association of British Fungus Groups [English]

  • British Lichen Society [English]

  • British Mycological Society [English]

  • British Society for Plant Pathology [English]

  • Buckinghamshire Fungus Group [English]

  • Devon Fungus Group [English]

  • Dorset Fungus Group [English]

  • East Yorkshire Fungus Group [English]

  • Fungi To Be With [English]

  • Fungus Group of Southeast Scotland [English]

  • Grampian Fungus Group [English]

  • Gwent Fungus Group [English]

  • Hampshire Fungus Group [English]

  • Huntingdon Fungus Group [English]

  • Melbourn Mushroom Club [English]

  • Mid-Yorkshire Fungus Group [English]

  • Mushroom Growers' Association [English]

  • Norfolk Fungus Study Group [English]

  • North East Fungus Study Group [English]

  • Northern Ireland Fungus Group [English]

  • Northwest Fungus Group [English]

  • Nottinghamshire Fungi Group [English]

  • Pembrokeshire Fungus Recording Network [English]

  • Warwickshire Fungus Survey [English]

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