About

MycoAsia is an international, online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal of modern mycology.

Our vision: MycoAsia is a new mycology journal that aims to promote the sharing of knowledge/ information/ developments amongst mycology research community in Asia with a global perspective, by establishing an online open-access peer-reviewed journal, with no cost to authors.

Scope of the journal: MycoAsia publishes original manuscripts on all major mycological aspects including, but not limited to, diversity, ecology, phylogeny and taxonomy of fungi. MycoAsia invites original manuscripts on discovery, cultivation, characterization, description, identification, classification, metabolites and nomenclature of fungi, preferably from (under-explored) terrestrial, aquatic and atmospheric habitats of Asian countries. The journal also welcomes manuscripts on lichens.

Rapid publication: Papers will be published online as soon as they are accepted and ready for publication.

The ownership: The idea of MycoAsia was conceived to promote open-access policy, with no-cost to authors who choose to publish in this journal. MycoAsia is hosted by the Center for Yunnan Plateau Biological Resources Protection and Utilization, Qujing Normal University, PR. China.

International Editorial Board: Reputed international fungal experts are on the Editorial Board of MycoAsia.

Open-Access: The copyright of papers published in MycoAsia shall rest with the authors. The papers will be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0), which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as appropriate credit is given to the original author(s) and the source. 

No publication charges: There are no fees to publish your research work in MycoAsia.

ISSN: As a new mycology journal, MycoAsia has been assigned, ISSN, 2582-7278. MycoAsia being an online open-access journal, only electronic ISSN has been obtained.

Data preservation: MycoAsia is considering a plan for electronic backup and preservation of access to journal content via CLOCKSS. Authors are free to deposit the accepted versions and published papers to repositories such as ResearchGate.

Funding: MycoAsia presently sustains its activities with the help of resources provided by its core-team. We welcome donations from mycophiles of the world for the smooth running of MycoAsia Journal.

No advertisement on MycoAsia website: MycoAsia is not inclined towards commercial advertising on the journal website.

Direct marketing: The Editorial staff may, occasionally, solicit manuscripts on behalf of the journal on social media platforms such as FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.

Post-publication discussion: MycoAsia promotes post-publication discussions on published papers on forums such as ResearchGate, Pubpeer etc.

Publication ethics: MycoAsia has recently applied for the membership of The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). The COPE may take upto 6 months to decide on the application.

How to contact us? For any general clarification or assistance, Editorial staff can be contacted at mycoasiajournal@gmail.com. Authors could contact the Editor-in-chief, on special circumstances.

Name and address of Responsible Person: Dr. Belle Damodara Shenoy, Managing Editor, MycoAsia – Journal of modern mycology, Principal Scientist, CSIR National Institute of Oceanography Regional Centre Visakhapatnam, 176, Lawson’s Bay Colony, Visakhapatnam – 530017, India, Email: mycoasiajournal@gmail.com, Mobile: +91 9763158247