The Association of British Fungus Groups

The website of the U.K.s leading charity in mycological conservation. FCT members are all amateur enthusiasts who want to broaden their interest in fungi and to help with the conservation of mushrooms and toadstools as they come under increased threat from depletion of woodlands and changes in agricultural practice.
Registered Charity No. 1118651

The Trust does not subscribe to 'Creative Commons' licensing, which we feel runs contrary to the wider conservation interest, and applicants will be requested to sign a Standard Disclosure Agreement before gaining registered access.

Welcome to CATEThe Fungus Conservation Trust database of UK fungus records.

Members of the public can obtain extensive access, but with sensitive fields excluded, by selecting the above button. Login permission is required in order to access the full database, including all detailed grid references and placenames. To apply, please Contact Us.

Please note that registered access is conditional.

CATE Restricted Access

A search for specific data on the main dataset of CATE2 is facilitated by accessing the Filters in the centre of the top toolbar, and completing one or more of the boxes as appropriate. This is achieved by inserting a word or words, but when a dropdown appears you will need to left click on the dropdown to confirm your search requirement.

Please note that that a full User Manual can be downloaded from this page.