Membership Information

ISM Members
The Society shall consiste of Ordinary Members, Student Members, Honorary Members, Retired Members and Sustaining Members.

  • Ordinary Members: open to any person interested in the objectives of the Society with a degree from a recognised University/College or who has appropriate training and experience in the area.
  • Student Members: open to any student enrolled in a degree program in Mycology, Microbiology, Plant Pathology, Food Chemistry, Toxicology (Medical and Veterinary Sciences), Biology, Food Technology or related field.
  • Honorary Members: Distinguished Scientists, as determined by the Council of the Society
  • Retired Members: active members after retirement
  • Sustaining Members: organisations or individuals willing to provide financial support and/or interested in advancing the objectives of the Society

Benefits for ISM Membership

  1. Reduction of 15 % on registration fee for all conferences/workshops sponsored by ISM
  2. Individual ISM members are eligible to subscribe at the 2012 preferential subscription rate of €84.00 the internationally recognised and peer-reviewed journal Food Additives and Contaminants, available in online edition only. (FAC Volume 29, 12 issues)
  3. 20% reduction on deposit/request of fungal strains from ITEM Collection (
  4. Receiving of Mycotoxicology Newsletter (
  5. Receiving a t-shirt of the ISM as gift for the subscription (see photo on the left)
  6. Updating of all News sponsored by ISM by e-mail
  7. Accession to web-reserved area for ISM members (Archives of proceedings, abstracts, Forum, list of ISM members etc.)
  8. Supporting prevention/resolution of mycotoxins problems in Third World countries
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