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This web page provides information about resources for fungal conservation. If you have information you would like posted here, please send it to the EMA Webmaster. For each item listed, a hyperlink is provided to its internet site or, where this is not possible, a contact name and address or some other identifying information. Additional explanatory information may then follow. Where the name of the item is not in English, a translation may be provided in italics in square brackets after that information, followed where appropriate by the geographical region to which the item relates, then the principal language of the item and, in alphabetical order, other languages used.

Current update: 2019.08.07

Check the Red Lists page in the European Council for the Conservation of Fungi (ECCF) website.

Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Global, North America


Ascomycete Conservation, a prototype specialist group promoting conservation of ascomycetes [English]
IUCN SSC Fungi Specialist Groups [English]
IUCN Lichen Specialist Group [English]
IUCN Publication Catalogue [English]
International Society for Fungal Conservation [English]
Mildew, Mould & Myxomycete Conservation, a prototype specialist group promoting conservation of chromistans, chytrids, myxomycetes and zygomycetes [English]
Red Lists for Microfungi, part of the IUCN Sampled Red List Index Project [English]
Rust & Smut Conservation, a prototype specialist group promoting conservation of rusts and smuts [English]



Conservation of Endangered Plants and their Fungi in Kenya, report on a Darwin Initiative project [English]



Japan, Ministry of the Environment, Threatened Species, of Japan's estimated 16,000 species of fungi, the number-data deficient for conservation purposes is an amazing zero! [English]
Red List of Threatened Lichens of Japan [English]



Conservation of New Zealand and Australian Fungi [English]
Australasian Fungi Conservation Group, Australasian Mycological Society [English]


Lane Cove Bush Fungi See the Light, fungal conservation in New South Wales national park [English]
The conservation crisis facing Australia’s fungi [English]

New Zealand
New Zealand's Rare and endangered fungi [English]



European Council for the Conservation of Fungi [English]

Czech Republic
Red List of Fungi (macromycetes), including Excel tabulations and a summary in English [Czech, English]


Background for the Monitoring of Danish Orchids, the section on "orchids and fungi" recognizing that without their fungal symbionts, these endangered plants cannot survive [English]


Lichens in the new Red List of Estonia [English]


Threatened Plants and Fungi in Finland in 2010 [English]

Fungi of the forests with high conservation value - indicator species [English]


Lichen Flora of Latvia - Red List Lichen Species [English]


Red List of the Lichens of the Netherlands [Dutch, English]
Rode Lijst van Nederlandse Korstmossen [Red List of the Lichens of the Netherlands, Dutch, English]


Threatened Species [English]
Red List 2015 [English]
Red List of Norwegian Macrolichens [English]


Development in Trojmiejski Park Krajobrazowy, Lasy Oliwskie, Poland, an example of international collaboration by local societies to promote fungal conservation [English, Polish]


Red List of Slovak Fungi [English]


Proposed Red List of Fungi [English, Slovenian] -->


ArtDatabanken, Swedish Species Information Centre [English]
Search form [Swedish]


Provisorische Rote Liste der Gefärdeten Höheren Pilz der Schweiz [German]
Rote Liste. Liste mit 229 Seltenen, Eventuell vom Aussterben Bedrohten Pilzarten der Schweiz [German]
Rote Liste der gefahrdeten Arten der Schweiz: Grosspilze [English]
Protected Fungi in Switzerland (poster) [German - French - Italian]


BMS Conservation Group, British Mycological Society [English]
BMS Conservation Policy, British Mycological Society [English]
County of Norfolk, Species Action Plan: Poronia punctata [English]
Saving the forgotten kingdom: A strategy for the conservation of the UK's fungi [English]
Conservation of fungi, 10th chapter of the State of the World’s Fungi 2018 report [English]
Grassland gems, information about managing grassland to conserve rare fungi [English]
Orchid Conservation, information about the importance of conserving fungi associated with rare orchids [English]
Essex Red Data List: Fungi, Slime moulds [English]
Recommended English Names for Fungi, simple fact-sheet giving reasons why fungal conservation is important, with downloadable information about English names for fungi [English]
Recommended English Names for Fungi, updated version by the British Mycological Society [English]
UK BAP priority fungi species (including lichens) [English]
Wimpole Park and Estate, Fungi, a good example that rare fungi can be an attraction [English]


Lists of Potentially Rare, Endangered or Under-recorded Fungi in Ukraine [English]
Data Book of Ukraine Vegetable Kingdom, information about an early red list for Ukraine including lichens [English]



Conservation Through Collaborationn in Alberta [English]
Macrofungi of British Columbia: Requirements for Inventory, a blueprint for fungal conservation in British Columbia [English]


Conservation and Management of Forest Fungi in the Pacific Northwestern States: an integrated ecosystem approach [English]
Forest Mycology Program, Oregon State University [English]
Fungi: an Invisible Decline [English]
Management Recommendations: Fungi [English]

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