1. Collection
Registered Number 150
Acronym DAOMC
Full Name Canadian Collection of Fungal Cultures
Institution Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Ms. Carolyn Babcock
Postal Address Rm. 1015, K.W. Neatby Bldg., 960 Carling Avenue,Ottawa,Ontario,K1A 0C6
Country Canada
Telephone 1 (1) 613-759-1772
Fax 1 (1) 613-759-1924
E-mail 1 carolyn.babcock@agr.gc.ca
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Ms. Carolyn Babcock
Curator Ms. Babcock Carolyn  (Preservation)
Number of Staff Mycology (1)
Research Technicians (2)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Culture and preservation methods
Evolutionary biology
Freeze drying
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Fungi)
Sterile mineral oil overlay(Fungi)
Control of the culture Subculturing
Light Microscopy
Taxonomist (researcher) checks
DNA Sequencing
Deposit to your collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC(U.S.A.)
the collection abroadCBS(Netherlands)
the collection abroadMUCL(Belgium)
the collection abroadIMI(United Kingdom)
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 17000 12000
Yeasts 30 15
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for $ 75 CND
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publication after computerization complete
10. Services
Services Storage service
Identification(Fungi(Priority given by N.I.S. to Canadian requests))
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service Yearly identifcation course with CBS
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2016-07-15
12. Strains