1. Collection
Registered Number 73
Acronym UAMH
Full Name UAMH Center for Global Microfungal Biodiversity
Institution University of Toronto
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. James Scott
Postal Address 223 College Street,Toronto,Ontario,M5T 1R4
Country Canada
Telephone 1 (1) 416 946 0459
Fax 1 (1) 416 978 2608
E-mail 1 curator@uamh.ca
E-mail 2 james.scott@utoronto.ca
Homepage http://www.uamh.ca/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University of Toronto
Gage Research Institute
5. Personnel
Director Prof. James Scott
Curator Ms. Yordanka Guardiola (Mycology)
Prof. James Scott (Mycology)
Number of Staff Mycology (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Fungi (sporulating))
Liquid N2(Fungi)
Oil(Fungi (nonsporulating))
Water(Fungi (nonsporulating))
Control of the culture viability
QA of media
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Algae 4 0
Bacteria 80 0
Fungi 11100 0
Yeasts 500 0
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 non-profit agencies: CAD$ 180
fee for for-profit agencies(industry): CAD$ 325
fee for proficiency testing strains: CAD$ 425 (unlimited redistribution license)
fee for Shipping Extra
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1966 year(s)
Catalogue Computerized http://www.uamh.ca/searchCatalogue.php
Updated continuously
10. Services
Services Storage service
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Use of computers in culture collections
Medical mycology
Environmental mycology
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
Analysis of mold problems
Contamination & Hygiene
Human Pathogens
Indoor air quality
Shipping and Quarantine
Other Service sequencing
genomic DNA
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-20
Date of Reply 2016-07-23
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi