New Species of Jelly Fungi (Auricularia) Discovered

A new species of Auricularia (locally called Hed Hoo Noo) “Auricularia thailandica” has been discovered by Prof. Dr. Kevin D. Hyde, Director of the Center of Excellence in Fungal Research (CEFR) at Mae Fah Luang University and his researcher team. Moreover, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has bestowed the official name of this new species […]

The 7th China-Thailand Joint Seminar on Climate Change

On 25-30 November 2019, CEFR Director Prof. Kevin D. Hyde, Researcher Dr. Jutamart Monkai, and two PhD students Ms. Napalai Chaiwan and Ms. Erandi Weeragalla joined the 7th China-Thailand Joint Seminar on Climate Change in Holiday Inn Resort, Krabi, Thailand. They presented and discussed, together with the collaborators from Kunming Institute of Botany – Chinese […]

Congratulations Event for Emeritus Professor Dr. Kevin David Hyde

On 25 October 2019, Mae Fah Luang University held an event to congratulate Emeritus Professor Dr. Kevin David Hyde, all the researchers and staff of the Center of Excellence in Fungal Research on their great achievements in the national and international levels. Thanks to all researchers and staff’s hard work, MFU was ranked – In […]

Workshop of exploitation and utilization of edible mushroom resources from the ASEAN region for ‘one belt one road’ developing countries

Five PhD students (Didsanutda Konkum, Allen Grace Niego,Monthien Phonemany, Bhavesh Raghoonundon, Xinyu Zhu) from the center attended the workshop titled, “Workshop of exploitation and utilization of edible mushroom resources from the ASEAN region for ‘one belt one road’ developing countries” organized by the Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China in 10-29 September […]

Dr. Naritsada Thongklang welcomed the delegates from Kangwon National University (Korea)

Dr. Naritsada Thongklang welcomed the delegates from Kangwon National University (Korea) for the Thailand-Korea Symposium on Biomedical Sciences 2019 last 22 August 2019. She presented also the current research projects of the center. The next day, they visited the different laboratories of the center, and the researchers and students warmly welcomed them.

Dr. Rajesh V. Jeewon for guiding these wonderful PhD students in their phylogenetic study and sharing also your expertise

Dr. Rajesh V. Jeewon, Visiting Professor from Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius talked about molecular systemics titled “Journal into the World of Molecular Phylogenetics: How to Design a Proper Phylogenetic Study” on 25 July 2019 at the Center of Excellence in Fungal Research, Mae Fah Luang University. Thank you Dr. Raj V Jeewon for […]

Dr. Rajesh V. Jeewon for sharing your expertise in fungal molecular taxonomy

Dr. Rajesh V. Jeewon, Visiting Professor from Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius talked about fungal taxonomy titled “Split or not to Split Fungal Species: An Integrated Taxonomic Approach” on 18-19 July 2019 at the Center of Excellence in Fungal Research, Mae Fah Luang University. Thank you Dr. Raj V Jeewon for sharing your expertise […]

Dr. Alvin Tang, from Hongkong Baptist University visited the center to learn more about its current mycological researches

Twenty four (24) undergraduate students, accompanied by their teacher Dr. Alvin Tang, from Hongkong Baptist University visited the center to learn more about its current mycological researches. A short lecture about the center’s background and its mandate was presented by Dr. Ruvishika Jayawardena. Three senior PhD students (Shi-Ke Huang, Nimali Indeewari de Silva and Milan […]

Visitors from Hongkong Baptist University stopped by the Mushroom Research Center in Chiang Mai

Visitors from Hongkong Baptist University stopped by the Mushroom Research Center in Chiang Mai, Thailand last 12 June 2019. The purpose of the visit was to survey mushroom and from the images taken, these macrofungi is a real beaut! Thank you for the visit and we hope you had a great time in MRC with […]

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