1. Collection
Registered Number 899
Acronym TAUFCC
Full Name Fungal Culture Collection
Institution Botanical Gardens of Tel Aviv University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Silvia Blumenfeld
Postal Address POB 39040,Tel Aviv,,69978
Country Israel
Telephone 1 (972) 3-640 9151
Telephone 2 (972) 3-640 9910
Fax 1 (972) 3-640 5159
Fax 2 (972) 3-640 9380
E-mail 1 silviablu@bezeqint.net
E-mail 2 silviablu@gmail.com
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Iaakov Garti
Curator Prof. Silvia Blumenfeld (Mycology)
Number of Staff Mycology (1)
Assistants (1)
Computer specialist (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Plant pathology
Agriculture
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi)
Liquid N2(Fungi)
L-drying(Fungi)
Control of the culture Control of viability of the strains using standard mycological methods
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 200 100
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)
Fungi
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Exchange with Most recognized collections
Fee for US$75,00
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Fungi)
Storage service(Fungi)
Distribution(Fungi)
Identification(Fungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Identification
Consulation about Culture of edible and medicinal mushrooms
Isolation methods of wood rotting fungi
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2006-06-05
Date of Reply 2006-06-05