Journal of Fungi

Journal of Fungi is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of mycology published monthly online by MDPI. The European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM), the Medical Mycology Society of the Americas (MMSA) and the Spanish Phytopathological Society (SEF) are affiliated with the Journal of Fungi, and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, CAPlus / SciFinder, AGRIS, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Mycology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Plant Science)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 16.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 5.724 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.413 (2021)
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Topic in Diversity, Ecologies, JoF, Microorganisms, Plants
Recent Results in the Research of Cryptogamic Organisms – Symbiosis, Ecophysiology, Conservation, Application Topic Editors: Edit Farkas, József Geml, Michal Goga, Katalin Veres
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Crops, JoF, Plants
Interaction between Plants and Fungi and Oomycetes Topic Editors: Ana P. G. C. Marques, Nadia Massa, Santa Olga Cacciola
Deadline: 30 November 2023
Topic in Bacteria, Biology, JoF, Pathogens, Viruses
Recent Advances in Agricultural-Associated Viruses Topic Editors: Cheng-Gui Han, Liying Sun
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Topic in Biomedicines, JoF, Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutics, Reports
Natural Products to Fight Fungal Infections: An Updated In Silico and In Vivo Investigation Topic Editors: Célia F. Rodrigues, Shasank Sekhar Swain
Deadline: 31 December 2024
Special Issue in JoF
Genome Editing Tools in Fungi Guest Editors: Rajagopal Subramaniam, Daniela Matias de Carvalho Bittencourt, David P. Overy
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in JoF
Fungal Infections of Implantation (Subcutaneous Mycoses) Guest Editors: Daniel Wagner Santos, Flavio Queiroz-Telles
Deadline: 20 April 2023
Special Issue in JoF
Fungal Biofilms- New Perspectives and Practices Guest Editors: Helena Bujdáková, Lucia Černáková
Deadline: 1 May 2023
Special Issue in JoF
Fungal Eye Infections Guest Editors: Ming-Tse Kuo, Ching-Hsi Hsiao
Deadline: 20 May 2023
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