MSA Fellows Award

Awarded annually to an outstanding member of the society for extended service and contributions to mycology in teaching and research.

Application deadline: February 15th before midnight Pacific Time.


(1) MSA Fellows are to be selected from members who have completed at least 11 years of service after their Ph.D., with no upper limit.

(2) MSA Fellows are members who are outstanding mycologists on the basis of one or more criteria: a solid record of mycological research, and/or successful teaching and development of teaching materials for mycology, and/or significant service to the Society. This is meant to recognize a core group of mid-career mycological achievers and outstanding MSA volunteers.

Documents required: The nomination package should contain:

(1) One-page overview

(2) Curriculum vitae of the individual nominated as MSA Fellow

To apply: The nominator should prepare a single electronic file, preferably in PDF format, containing all of the items listed above and email it as an attachment to: with the subject heading MSA FELLOW.

Note: The committee may choose to make no award in a given year, if it is appropriate. Presentation of the award, a plaque, will take place at the awards ceremony during the annual meeting of the MSA. The recipient will be notified in time to plan to attend the presentation. The name of the winner of the award will be published in the annual meeting program and in Inoculum.