Journal of Fungi

Journal of Fungi is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of mycology published monthly online by MDPI. The Medical Mycological 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 (Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 17.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2024).
  • 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: 4.2 (2023); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.5 (2023)
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Topic in Antibiotics, Antioxidants, JoF, Microbiology Research, Microorganisms
Redox in Microorganisms, 2nd Edition Topic Editors: Michal Letek, Volker Behrends
Deadline: 31 July 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 Fortuna Rodrigues, Shasank Sekhar Swain
Deadline: 31 December 2024
Special Issue in JoF
Fusarium spp.: A Trans-Kingdom Fungus Guest Editor: Richard Calderone
Deadline: 20 July 2024
Special Issue in JoF
Plant Protection: New Green Antifungal Agents Guest Editor: Aidang Lu
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in JoF
Host Response to Fungal Pathogens Guest Editors: Chiung-Yu Hung, Brian Peters
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Special Issue in JoF
Fungi in Focus: Enzyme and Protein Production in Filamentous Ascomycete Fungi Guest Editors: Ronnie Lubbers, Craig Faulds
Deadline: 15 September 2024
Topical Collection in JoF
Pathogenic Fungal Infections in Cancer and Transplant Patients Collection Editors: Issam I Raad, Marjorie Vieira Batista
Topical Collection in JoF
Entomopathogenic and Nematophagous Fungi Collection Editors: Jinkui Yang, Xuemei Niu
Topical Collection in JoF
Bioactive Fungal Metabolites Collection Editor: Alessio Cimmino
Topical Collection in JoF
Advances in Plant Pathogenic Fungi: Diagnosis, Biological Control, and Eco-Sustainable Formulations Collection Editors: Santa Olga Cacciola, Carlos Agustí-Brisach, Josep Armengol
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