The Fungal Records Database of Britain and Ireland


The Fungal Records Database of Britain and Ireland (a.k.a. BMSFRD) currently contains 1937525 records of fungi from forays of the British Mycological Society, various surveys (e.g. SNH waxcap grassland survey), forays of the many local recording groups, individuals and published records of British fungi from the Transactions of the British Mycological Society, the Bulletin, and their successors Mycological Research, Mycologist, Field Mycology and other publications (data collection sponsored by JNCC; see Cannon, Mycologist 12(1): 25, 1998).

Search the British Fungi Records Database by:-
genus (the British Isles Checklist)
vice-county
associated organism

Distribution Maps

The maps prepared by Jerry Cooper over 15 years ago are now out-of-date; the database is available in the NBN portal and dynamic mapping is available from species pages via the checklist query.

Statistics from the Database

Numbers of Records in the British Fungi Records Database for the 20th Century

Fungus Names in the British Fungi Records Database for the 20th Century

Records and Names for the Agaricales

Records and Names for the Myxomycota

Fungi Collected Most Frequently

Most cited associated organisms

Numbers of 'species' recorded for associated organisms

Groups who have contributed most records

Individuals who have contributed most records


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