ISSN: 0009-9716
First issued: 1964 Published quarterly

Content and Coverage

The Descriptions of Fungi & Bacteria is a series of loose-leaf sheets, which have been edited and compiled by mycologists at CABI's International Mycological Institute, since 1964. For several years they were also published in the Kluwer journal, Mycopathologia, but since 1997 have been published independently by CAB INTERNATIONAL.

Each Description sheet includes:

  • Detailed description of the pathogen
  • Disease caused by the organism
  • Geographical distribution
  • Physiological Specialization
  • Transmission
  • References to key literature