The Third Congress of Russian Mycologists, organized by All-Russian National Academy of Mycology, was succesfully conducted in Moscow on October 10-12, 2012. The Congress was officially endorsed as ECMM event and received a grant from ECMM.
The Scientific Programme included 217 oral and 122 poster presentations, offered during Plenary and 30 breakout sessions, 14 symposia, including the Memorial N.I. Vavilov Symposium. The Congress audience included over 2000 delegates from Russian Federation and 16 other countries. The first ceremony of awarding the A.A. Yachewski medal was installed. The next Congress is scheduled for 2017.
All-Russian National Academy of Mycology (Общероссийская Общественная Национальная Академия Микологии) was instituted in Moscow, February 29, 2000 as a nation-wide autonomous association of research and academic workers in the field of mycology.
Academy has its offices and representations in 49 regions of Russia, with total membership of more than two thousand (2008). The top-level National Assembly of Academy is Congress of Russian Mycologists (I CRM was held in 2002, the II CRM - in 2008, Moscow). President of All-Russian National Academy of Mycology is Prof. Yuri V. Sergeev, Hon. Doctor of Russian Federation, Member of RANS.