Mycosphere is an international peer-reviewed journal with swift publication of high quality papers on fungal biology.  Mycosphere has no page or open access charges and offers a free outlet for the publications of the mycology community.  All manuscripts will undergo peer review before acceptance. Copyright is retained by the authors.

Highlights of publication

  • Peer-reviewed manuscripts and monographs
  • Open access
  • Quick turnaround
  • Generally no page charges for publication regardless of length
  • Online edition colour plates free of charge
  • Special volumes

To submit an article visit submissions page. 


Announcing a special issue: Fungal Evolution

Mycosphere will publish one volume each year and extra special issues as necessary.

The article in the pre-press version are peer reviewed, accepted articles to be published in Mycosphere. When the final article is assigned to a volume, the article in pre-press version will be removed and replaced with the final version with page numbers. The date an article was first made available online will be carried over. Articles in press can be cited using the year of online publication and the DOI, as in the pre-press article.


Mycosphere Impact Factor
Q1 in category “Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics” and “ Plant Science”


SCImago Journal & Country Rank

About Mycosphere

Mycosphere publishes reviews, research articles, methodology papers, taxonomic works such as monographs, which are relevant to fungal biology, including lichens. The official journal language is English.

Web of Science IF = 2.0

Creative Commons License
Mycosphere by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License


Mycosphere is a member of The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Mycosphere has a policy of screening for plagiarism

Mycosphere is Indexed in
♦  Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch®) 
♦  Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition 
♦  Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology, and Environmental Sciences 
♦  Biological Abstracts 
♦  BIOSIS Previews 


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  • Address:
    Innovative Institute for Plant Health ,
    Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering,
    Haizhu District,
    Guangzhou 510225,
    P.R. China

Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering