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Mission Statement

  • The MST is a society dedicated to the promotion of the responsible, sustainable and ecologically-sound study and appreciation of fungi.
  • The MST is committed to providing opportunities for scientific and educational activities related to fungi.
  • The MST supports the conservation of biodiversity and natural habitats.


  • A better understanding of the special role of fungi in nature
  • Responsible collection, use and consumption of mushrooms
  • Responsible environmental stewardship
  • Fellowship through continuous learning