The North American Mycoflora Project (NAMP) consists of a series of individual projects at the regional, state, and local levels. Mycological societies and individual collectors from across the continent are joining together in a unified effort to produce a mycoflora of North America. You can play a significant role by registering your local project and incorporating your data into our protocols. Begin the process by telling us a bit more about your project and goals by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.

1. Select your Region

Decide the scale of your project. Over what geographic area will your collecting take place?

2. Name your Project

What do you want your project to be called? Click the link for examples from other projects.

3. Choose a Report Platform

Most clubs utilize Mushroom Observer or iNaturalist. Storing your data online allows us to integrate it.

4. Select a Herbarium

Where will you store your collections in perpetuity? Click the link for our partner herbaria.

5. Register your Project

This gives us information on your project and allows you to take advantage of our sequencing service and other benefits.

6. Learn NAMP Protocols

Learn how to document your finds and to take advantage of our services.

7. Begin Collecting

Follow our protocols for data submission to have your project integrated.

8. Apply for Grants

These grants cover sequencing costs for select projects.

Register Now

Click the button to start the process of becoming an official participant in the North American Mycoflora Project.

About North American Mycoflora Project

NAMP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to create a continent-wide community of volunteer citizen scientists and professional mycologists to document the biodiversity of North American fungi.

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