ISMS Update May 2022

2022 Mushroom Days Cancelled

ISMS has been advised by the Mushroom Days Foundation that regrettably the event scheduled for 6-8 July, 2022 has been cancelled. The official notice from the Foundation can be found here.

Survey on the Governance of Taxomonic Lists

The Global Species List Working Group, under the auspices of the International Union for Biological Sciences, is investigating the potential creation of a single global list of species.

You are invited to participate in a survey investigating the opinions of taxonomists and users of taxonomic information toward the development and governance of a global species list.

Click below and select your preferred language from the drop down menu at the top of the page for information about this survey in French, Italian, Spanish, Portugese, or Simplified Chinese. [Pour les francophones, cliquez ci-dessous. Chi parla italiano clicca qui sotto. Para hispanohablantes, haga clic a continuación. Para falantes de protuguês, clique abaixo. 中文的下方]

Please Click Here to Access the Survey

This survey should take no longer than 15 minutes to complete. Please respond no later than May 17, 2022.

All responses to the survey are strictly confidential and anonymous. No personal information is collected and there is no way to link your responses to you. The results of the survey will be shared in publications, fact sheets, and presentations. Anonymous survey data will also be posted to a public data repository.

With your help, we can advance the field of taxonomy and provide users of taxonomic information what they need to make informed decisions.

For more information visit

ISMS e-Congress 2021 poster and oral presentation files available on the ISMS website


A reminder that ISMS members can now access the ISMS e-Congress 2021 poster and oral presentation files from the ISMS website.


Entries are grouped into ten technical areas: keynote presentations; genetics and breeding; substrate, composting and casing; molecular biology and biochemistry; pests and diseases; germplasm and taxonomy; marketing and consumer research; mycorrhiza; nutrition/ bioactive compounds/ medicinal aspects; training/ outreach and industry development.


File formats include: PDF files of posters and oral presentations (where available) and access to videos of oral presentations. A keyword search function is available if you wish to search by keyword, author or topic.


You can sort presentations by Title, Author, Topic or Format by clicking on the headings.


Access the ISMS e-Congress 2021 files here (member login required).