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, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Mycology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Plant Science)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • 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: 5.816 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.499 (2020)
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Topic in JoF, Microbiology Research, Microorganisms, Viruses
Novel Concepts and Approaches in Neglected, Emerging and Re-Emerging Pathogens: From Environment to Patient Editor-in-Chief: Maria José Soares Mendes Giannini
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Biomedicines, Viruses, JoF, Microorganisms, JCM
Infectious Diseases Editor-in-Chief: Célia F. Rodrigues
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Topic in Viruses, JoF, Microorganisms, Life, Microbiology Research
Veterinary Infectious Diseases Editor-in-Chief: Chao-Nan Lin
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topic in Viruses, IJMS, JoF, Microorganisms, Microbiology Research
The Role of Innate Lymphocytes in Infection and Host Immunity Editors-in-Chief: Edwin Leeansyah, Liyen Loh
Deadline: 31 August 2022
Special Issue in JoF
Molecular Tissue Diagnosis of Fungal Infections Guest Editor: Volker Rickerts
Deadline: 1 February 2022
Special Issue in JoF
Fungal Infections and COVID-19 Guest Editors: Ana Fernandez Cruz, Eleni Magira
Deadline: 15 February 2022
Special Issue in JoF
The Fungal Cell Wall Integrity Pathway Guest Editors: María Molina, Humberto Martín
Deadline: 28 February 2022
Special Issue in JoF
Halotolerant and Halophilic Fungi Guest Editors: Nina Gunde-Cimerman, Polona Zalar
Deadline: 15 March 2022
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