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) and the Medical Mycology Society of the Americas (MMSA) 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 13.5 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 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 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 December 2021
Special Issue in JoF
Antifungal Resistance Guest Editor: Sevtap Arikan-Akdagli
Deadline: 31 August 2021
Special Issue in JoF
Alternative Therapeutic Approaches of Candida Infections Guest Editor: Renátó Kovács
Deadline: 14 September 2021
Special Issue in JoF
Metabolic Regulation of the Host-Fungus Interaction Guest Editor: Agostinho Carvalho
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in JoF
Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Dermatophytes Guest Editors: Sophie Brun, Bernard R. Mignon, Jean-Philippe Bouchara
Deadline: 15 October 2021
Topical Collection in JoF
Dimensions of Tropical Fungal Diversity Collection Editors: Aristóteles Góes-Neto, Elisandro Ricardo Drechsler-Santos, Diogo Henrique Costa-Rezende, João Araújo, József Geml
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