Mycosphere is an international peer-reviewed journal with swift publication of high-quality papers on fungal biology.  Mycosphere is open access and offers an 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
  • For policy on open access charges see under instructions for authors 
  • Special volumes


To submit an article visit submissions page



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

All articles in this journal are published online first and are citable by their permanent DOI. This online version is considered the official publication, not simply a prepublication service, and should be considered the Version of Record as defined by NISO RP-8-2008. After online publication, any corrections require the publication of an Erratum.

 16.525 (2021) Impact factor

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


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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.

Mycosphere journal of fungal bilology

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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