4th Congress of Russian Mycologists

The Fourth Congress of Russian Mycologists was convened in Moscow on April 12-14, 2017. The Congresses are the major Russian and Eurasian events in general and medical mycology, summoned by All-Russian National Academy of Mycology once in 5 years. More than 1800 participants attended, making over 280 presentations during 40 sessions, with abstracts and proceedings published in Current Mycology in Russia (vols. 6 and 7) and Advances in Medical Mycology (vol. XVII).

The awards of Academy, A.A. Yachevskiy medal and 'Ob merita in mycologia medica' were bestowed upon renowned researchers, and 14 young mycologists were supported by grants. During the Congress, the Presidium of Academy was elected and a resolution was adopted to develop the international cooperation with focus on Eurasia, to convene a mycological conference in Moscow, 2018 and the Eurasian Mycological Congress in 2019.