The fungi are astonishingly diverse – but we know very little about their true diversity. What we know even less about are patterns of fungal species distribution and turnover. GSSP - the Global Spore Sampling Project took on this challenge.

GSSP workflow


The GSSP method paper describing how the study was done is out now in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. The results of the study are still coming in.

GSSP is now winding down and we are no longer taking sign-ups.

A new global sampling project is starting, where we sample biodiversity for a longer period with a greater variety of methods: Join project LIFEPLAN