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IMMC11- The 11th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference

Belgrade, Serbia, Crowne Plaza Hotel
September 27-30th, 2022.

We are delighted to invite you to the 11th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference which will be held in Belgrade, at the end of September 2022.

After more than two successful decades of the International Journal of Medicinal Mushroom (IJMM), launched in 1999 by Begell House Inc. (USA) and the organization of a series of ten International Medicinal Mushroom Conferences (IMMC), first one held in Kiev, Ukraine, in 2001., followed by  IMMC2 in Pattaya, Thailand, 2003;  IMMC3 in Port Townsend, Washington, USA, 2005; IMMC4 in Ljubljana, Slovenia 2007;  IMMC5 in Nantong, China, 2009.;  IMMC6  in Zagreb, Croatia 2011; IMMC7 in Beijing, China, 2013; IMMC8  in Manizales, Colombia 2015.; IMMC9  in Palermo, Italy 2017. and the IMMC10 in Nantong, China, 2019. we proudly announce the 11th IMMC, as the first International Conference in the third decade of the IMMC;

Belgrade is located on the confluence of Danube and Sava and the crossroads of the Pannonian Plain and the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in Europe and maintains a vibrant city atmosphere today, with a population of 2 million people buzzing with life. For centuries it has been a meeting point among different civilizations and today among different scientists.

We cordially invite scientists, students, mycologists, medical doctors, pharmacologist, immunologists, contagious disease specialists, naturopaths, biochemists, and all those who are interested in studying and discussing the most current research on medicinal mushrooms and their properties to join us at the end of September, the most beautiful month in Belgrade. We are looking forward to welcoming you at the IMMC11 Conference in Belgrade.


Prof. Dr. Miomir Niksic

IMMC11 Organizing Committee, President
Institute of Food Technology and Biochemistry
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade


Medicinal Mushroom Science: Innovation, Challenges and Perspectives

Organized by:

International Society for Medicinal Mushrooms and University of Belgrade

Co-organized by:

Faculty of Agriculture – Belgrade
Mycological Society of Serbia
Faculty of Biology – Belgrade
Faculty of Natural Science -Kragujevac

IBISS- Institute for Biological Research “Siniša Stanković”
EHEDG – The European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group
Faculty of Science – Novi Sad
Faculty of Pharmacy – Belgrade

Key topics for the following IMMC11:

  • ① Biodiversity of medicinal mushrooms (conservation, taxonomy and ecological distribution);
  • ② Genetics and breeding of medicinal mushrooms (including molecular biology);
  • ③ New trends in the cultivation, industrial production and fermentation of medicinal mushrooms
  • ④ Biochemistry and pharmacology of medicinal mushrooms active compounds;
  • ⑤ Medicinal mushrooms in veterinary and agriculture;
  • ⑥ Medicinal mushrooms in clinical practice; antiviral and antimicrobial compounds;
  • ⑦ Nutritional and medicinal value of mushroom products;
  • ⑧ Industrialization of medicinal mushrooms products (including management, marketing, laws and regulations, standardization, ecotourism and mushroom hunting);
  • ⑨ Psychedelic Mushrooms: Research, opportunities and the future for Psilocybe in medicine.


  • February 2022 Opening of online registration
  • February 18, 2022 Distribution of second announcement
  • Promotional campaigns and updates as of February 2022, on monthly basis
  • 15 May 2022 Abstract submission deadline
  • 15 June 2022 Notification to authors of abstract acceptance
  • 30 June 2022 Early bird registration deadline
  • 31 July 2022 Full paper submission deadline
  • 31 August 2022 Closing date for registrations on-line and accommodations
  • 26 September 2022 Registration desk opens
  • 27-30 September 2022 IMMC11 congress venue




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