Dr. Jae Mo Sung


Prof. Dr. Jae Mo Sung

Professor and Curator, Entomopathogenic Fungal Culture Collection, Kangwon National University.
Co-founder, Thai-Korea Natural Phellinus Mushroom Research Center

Prof. Dr. Jae Mo Sung is currently Emeritus Professor at Kangwon National University, Korea. He is also the director of Mustech Cordyceps Institute, Korea. Prof. Dr. Sung earned his Ph. D. in 1985 from the Department of Agronomy, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea. He received his M.S. in plant pathology in 1979 from Washington State University, USA.

Prof. Dr. Sung is considered the field’s leading authority on the cultivation of Phellinus and Cordyceps mushrooms and has contributed a significant number of published papers and theories that have greatly advanced the field of mycology. Read some of his works in our Phellinus learning centre here.


1985 Ph.D Department of Agronomy, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea

1979 M.S. Plant Pathology, Washington State University, USA

1970 B. S. Agronomy, Korea University, Seoul, Korea


2009-present   Emeritus Professor, Kangwon National University, Korea,

2009-present   Director of Mushtech Cordyceps Institute, Korea

1984-2009   Professor, Kangwon National University

1970-1984   Researcher, Plant Pathology, Rural Development Agriculture
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