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 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?
Have you ever been out for a walk in the woods and wondered, 'what's that fungus''? Checkout this series of videos from the University of Kentucky Forest Health Extension lab, where we highlight a wide variety of Kentucky fungi in short, educational videos.Find it Here
Intro to Fungi
Do you want to learn more about mushrooms and mycology? These videos, created by the University of Kentucky Forest Health Lab, are a great place to start. Answering questions like, 'what is a mushroom', 'how do you successfully ID fungi', 'what are some mushrooms commonly found in Kentucky' and more, these videos provide a great introduction to the fantastic world of fungi.Find it Here