Mycologists study fungi and the ways they can be used to benefit society.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree. Additional degrees may be required for advanced positions.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In August 2020, the median yearly salary for a mycologist was $117,959, according to ZipRecruiter.com. For more information, visit ZipRecruiter's Mycologist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Mushroom Institute
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- North American Mycological Association
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn about growing fungi as a career, check out this video from National Geographic.