Mycosphere Journal of Fungal Biology

Mycosphere is an international peer-reviewed journal with swift publication of high quality papers on fungal biology, including lichens. This includes reviews, research articles, methodology papers, taxonomic works such as monographs, and checklists. Mycosphere has a policy of Open access publishing. All manuscripts will undergo peer review before acceptance. Mycosphere will publish each manuscript as quickly as possible following acceptance by the editors.

Highlights of publication

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

To submit an article vist submissions page. 

In 2016 Mycosphere will publish six online issues comprising one yearly volume with issues at the end of February, April, June, August, October and December and other issues will be published as needed.

All articles in this journal are published Online First and are citable by their permanent DOI. The Online First version is the Version of Record as defined by NISO RP-8-2008 and in ICN Article 30. Any corrections require the publication of an Erratum which is regarded as a new publication.


About Mycosphere

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

Impact Factor = 0.654

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

Mycosphere has a policy of screening for plagiarism

Mycosphere is Indexed in
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♦  Biological Abstracts 
♦  BIOSIS Previews 


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  • Address:
    Guizhou Key Laboratory of Agricultural Biotechnology
    Guizhou Academy of Agricultural Sciences