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NEPAL FUNGAL DATABASE

NEPAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

About


Nepal Fungal Database (NFD) is an open access digital database aims to collect, collate, analyze, validate, verify, authenticate and serve the data/information on fungal science of Nepal for promotion, knowledge management, cross regional learning and information sharing on taxonomy, distribution, conservation and wise use of fungal resources. It also aims to build a vibrant and active network among the stakeholders on national, regional and global level.
This is of its first kind of fungal internet portal in Nepal that provides state-of-the- art information in the field of mycology.

The database is a national asset and managed by Biological Resource Unit (NAST).

Objectives

• To foster and advance the kingdom of fungi
• To educate amateurs
• To advocate for maintenance or retention of healthy ecological community of native fungi and encourage for the conservation of the areas/fungal habitat