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WELCOME TO THE
FUNGAL DIVERSITY SURVEY

Fungal Diversity Survey (FUNDIS) is the only nonprofit focusing on North American fungal biodiversity and conservation.


Our VISION:
 a world in which the fungal kingdom is fully documented, understood, appreciated, and protected.

Our MISSION: FUNDIS protects biodiversity through the conservation of fungi and their habitats by increasing knowledge and public awareness of their diversity and distribution, equipping and engaging community scientists, and partnering with land managers, conservationists, and scientists.

NEW: FUNDIS ANNUAL REPORT 2023

January 26, 2024
We are excited to announce our first nonprofit Annual Report & Financial Statement.
Please sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy reading about the growth of FUNDIS and our mission during 2023. Share with your friends!



CA FUNDIS YEAR 1 REPORT

December 6, 2023
Our unprecedented statewide initiative (CA FUNDIS) to document and protect fungi across California has finished its first year. We are incredibly proud of our team. Please read about our work in the CA FUNDIS Year 1 Report and share it with your friends! 

Thanks to the state of CA and the California Institute for Biodiversity, CA FUNDIS is a thriving unprecedented model for fungal documentation and protection for the rest of North America. Year 2 is poised to grow collections, focus collection strategy and collaboration, and continue sequencing and vouchering specimens to save for generations to come.



FUNDIS Local Project DNA Sequencing

September - January 2023 
Big news! FUNDIS is opening up DNA sequencing again for FUNDIS Local Projects thanks to a partnership with Stephen Russell and his company Mycota. All of our FUNDIS Local Projects will be eligible to send Stephen specimens for DNA sequencing. Our FUNDIS Volunteer Sequence Validation Committee will then analyze the results and determine the species.
View submission instructions.

Recent Presentations

 
View FUNDIS presentations here

Featured projects

McIlvaine's Fungi
of Philadelphia
Green-Wood Fungi
Phenology Project (NY)
Macrofungi of
Lane County (OR)
Bridle Trails
Funga (WA)
2019 Continental Mycoblitz
The California Channel Islands - Documenting macrofungi on a remote ocean island
Valdosta State University Mycoportal (GA)
Fungi of Arizona
Fungal Diversity Survey is committed to an inclusive, diverse and equitable environment where all board members, staff, volunteers, and participants feel respected and valued regardless of age, race, ethnicity, national origin, religious belief, gender, sexual orientation or identity, disability, education, socioeconomic status, or any other bias.

About Fungal Diversity Survey

FunDiS is dedicated to a world in which the fungal kingdom is fully documented, understood, appreciated and protected.

Fungal Diversity Survey
10385 Green Meadow Rd
Sebastopol, CA 95472