MycoMatch (MatchMaker)
Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Version 2.4.1

Page last Updated June 8, 2023
Photographers hold image copyright.

Download and Install Free Program for Windows PC
NEW  Download Beta Program free for Mac - Version 2.4.1
The MycoMatch Mobile program for iPhone / iPad
Put MycoMatch Pictorial Key on your SmartPhone
What is New in Version 2.4x

Go to MycoMatch Update Site     Contact Ian Gibson     Request and install DVD    

PNW Key Council online keys     


Use this page to download MycoMatch Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest Version 2.4

The downloaded file for Windows PC is about 0.90 gigabytes (takes a few minutes to over 20 minutes) and the program takes 1.0 gigabyte on your hard drive. The program was written for Windows PC. It has been able to run on a Mac computer with the Windows simulator Parallels. The Beta version for Mac is designed to work on the current Mac operating system. Its download is larger, about 1.2 gigabytes.

MycoMatch (MatchMaker) is a program to help identify mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest. It contains a database of over 4200 descriptions of gilled and nongilled mushrooms. There is an interface for entering mushroom characteristics to find species that fit those characteristics. There are over 6100 illustrations of over 2300 species, from 180 different photographers.

It is a non-profit educational project, downloadable for free. If download is not possible, a DVD may be obtained free from Ian Gibson (see e-mail address and mailing address below).

The earliest versions of the program were available in 1999. Version 1.3 was completed in August 2008. Version 2.0, which added the ability to enter characters of nongilled mushrooms, was completed in 2010. Version 2.1 (2012) integrated the gilled and nongilled programs. Version 2.1.1 was completed in August 2014.
Version 2.2.0 was completed in October 2014.
Version 2.2.1 was completed in February 2015.
Version 2.3.0 was completed in March 2019.
Version 2.4 is the current version and was completed in December, 2020.

Ian Gibson
67 Linden Ave.
Victoria BC V8V 4C9


Eli Gibson designed the background image.
which is a collage of photographs by
Michael Beug, Cy and Mary Hampson, Boleslaw Kuznik,
Michael Wood (MykoWeb), Richard Winder, and Eileen Seto.
Many thanks also to Kem Luther for computer help and support.