Fungi

Explore Kew's data and resources concerning fungi.

Shaggy parasol (Chlorophyllum rhacodes). Mushroom on woodland floor with a shaggy cap.
  • Fungarium specimen on a trolley

    Fungarium Catalogue (HerbIMI)

    The IMI database contains around 400 000 records, mostly comprising specimens vouchered in the IMI fungarium (dried collection of fungi).

  • Researcher examining fungi specimen in Fungarium

    Kew Mycology Collection

    Visit the portal to the internal database (Herbtrack) for the fungal collections that have been accessioned to Kew.

  • Forgotten Kingdom - Yellow Lichen

    Index Fungorum

    Contains names of fungi (including yeasts, lichens, chromistan fungal analogues, protozoan fungal analogues and fossil forms) at all ranks.

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