Practical Information

About Mexico

Mexico is a megadiverse country with a large diversity of living beings, vegetation types and cultures, including 68 ethnic groups.

In 2015, the country was visited by 32.1 million international tourists, being the 9th most visited country worldwide.

With more than 400 species of mushrooms consumed in the country and more than 5,500 traditional names to designate them, Mexico holds the second largest diversity of edible wild mushrooms on the planet.


About Texcoco

Texcoco is a small town, located only 28 Km from Mexico City international airport, with a population of 275,000 people distributed in 50 small villages with abundant oak, fir and pine forests nearby. It was one of the most important cultural cities in pre-Hispanic times in Mesoamerica.

Colegio de Postgraduados, the venue of IWEMM9, is one of the most important research and educational institutions in Mexico with more than 500 active PhD researchers and more than 500 MSc and PhD students in the fields of Soil Sciences, Botany, Phytopathology, Rural Development, Forestry, etc.


Information related with accommodations in Texcoco, Mexico is detailed in the downloadable Registration form on the Registration page.

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