1. Collection
Registered Number 182
Acronym CCF
Full Name Culture Collection of Fungi
Institution Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Alena Kubatova
Postal Address Benatska 2,Prague 2,Czech Republic,128 01
Country Czech
Telephone 1 (420) - 221 95 1656
Fax 1 (420) - 221 95 1645
E-mail 1 kubatova@natur.cuni.cz
Homepage https://www.natur.cuni.cz/biology/botany/structure/culture-collection-of-fungi-ccf?set_language=en 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Kubatova Alena
Curator Dr. Alena Kubatova  (Ascomycota)
Dr. Karel Prasil  (Ascomycota)
Dr. Miroslav Kolarik  (Ascomycota)
Dr. Ondrej Koukol  (Ascomycota)
Mr. Vit Hubka  (Ascomycota)
Number of Staff Mycology (5)
Technicians (2)
Total (7)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Food science
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Ascomycota, Zygomycota)
Freeze-dry(Ascomycota, Zygomycota)
Mineral oil(Ascomycota, Zygomycota)
Alginate pellets(Ascomycota, Zygomycota)
Control of the culture Culturing on agar media
Viability testing of lyophilizates
Deposit to your collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists 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)
Fungi 3800 2500
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 173 76
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to other institutions (only selected fungal strains)
exchange with other institutions
fee for 45 Euro per culture
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Plan to publish in 2013/14
10. Services
Services Storage service(Fungi - lyophilization)
Distribution(Fungi - Ascomycota, Zygomycota)
Identification(Fungi - Ascomycota, Zygomycota)
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2016-01-21
12. Strains