The 12th International Mycological Congress heads to the Netherlands in August

14 March 2024

The 12th International Mycological Congress will be held in Maastricht, the Netherlands from the 11th to 15th of August 2024.

Organised by the International Mycological Association, together with the Dutch Mycological Society and the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, the four-day meeting will include keynote lectures by scientific leaders, bridging sessions and workshops.

Early bird registration is open until the 21st of May, regular registration is open until the 6th of August, and onsite registration is available from the 7th of August.

As one of the supporters of the congress, the Mycokeys publisher Pensoft will have an exhibition booth at the event and present Best Talk awards. The award winners will receive a free publication in MycoKeys.

All congress participants are invited to learn more about Mycokeys and consider submitting their work to the journal.

We remind you that the journal offers special conditions and benefits for Special issues and Topical collections meant to collate contributions grouped by a shared topic or interest group.

The congress’ topics are broken down into seven themes:

  • Cell biology, biochemistry and physiology
  • Environment, ecology and interactions
  • Evolution, biodiversity and systematics
  • Fungal pathogenesis and disease control
  • Genomics, genetics and molecular biology
  • Applied Mycology
  • Nomenclature.


Find more information about the event, venue and accommodation on the congress website

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