1. Collection
Registered Number 758
Acronym IBT
Full Name IBT Culture Collection of Fungi
Institution DTU Systems Biology, Technical University of Denmark
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Ulf Thrane
Postal Address DTU Systems Biology, Soeltofts Plads, Building 223,Kongens Lyngby,-,DK-2800
Country Denmark
Telephone 1 (45) 4525-2630
Fax 1 (45) 4588-4841
E-mail 1 ut@bio.dtu.dk
Homepage http://www.bio.dtu.dk/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Danish Government
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Ulf Thrane
Curator Jens Frisvad (Taxonomy and chemistry of Penicillium, Aspergillus and their telemorphs)
Ulf Thrane (Taxonomy and chemistry of Fusarium,Trichoderma and related genera)
Birgitte Andersen (Taxonomy and chemistry of Alternaria, Stemphylium and related genera)
Number of Staff Mycology (7)
Assistants (10)
Computer Specialist (1)
Chemistry (3)
Physiology (5)
Total (26)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Food science
Industrial microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Industrial microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Yeasts, Fungi)
Dried onto silica gel crystals(Fungi)
Soil cultures(Fungi)
Control of the culture Pure culturing on 3-4 different agar media
Profile of secondary metabolites by chromatography
Deposit Mainly to our collection
CBS(The Netherlands)
IMI(United Kingdom)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
the collection abroadCBS(The Netherlands)
the collection abroadIMI(United Kingdom)
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadNRRL(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 35000 10000
Yeasts 500 300
Standards of fungal secondary metabolites 1000 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)
Standards of fungal secondary metabolites
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Education upon agreement
exchange with Other cultures (upon agreement)
fee for Per culture: DKK 2000 (commerical) / DKK 1000 (non-profit organizations)
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Fungi, Yeasts)
Distribution(Fungi, Yeasts)
Identification(fungi and yeasts)
Training Quality control
Numerical Taxonomy
Industrial mycology and hygiene
Chemical and microbial diversity
Consulation about Microbial hygiene in industry
Fungal growth in buildings
Other Service Screening for production of secondary metabolites
Standardized agar substrates
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1994-04-18
Date of Reply 2014-10-30
12. Strains