Welcome to the University of Kentucky mycology website. Here you will find a variety of educational resources and publications related to identification and cultivation of fungi, foraging for fungi, information on fungi as plant pathogens, and mushroom related projects from UK students. If you have questions about mushroom ID or cultivation, please contact the University of Kentucky Extension Forest Health Lab (Dr. Ellen Crocker, e.crocker@uky.edu or Megan Buland, mabula2@uky.edu).

If you have questions about poisonous fungi, or believe that you or someone you know may have ingested poisonous mushrooms, please call the Kentucky Poison Control Center (800) 222-1222.

What's That Fungus?

Intro to Fungi