1. Collection
Registered Number 1015
Acronym LE-BIN
Full Name Komarov Botanical Institute Basidiomycetes Culture Collection
Institution Komarov Botanical Institute
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Nadezhda Psurtseva
Postal Address Prof. Popov Str.,Saint Petersburg,Saint Petersburg,197376
Country Russian Federation
Telephone 1 (812) -372 54 62
E-mail 1 cultures@mail.ru
E-mail 2 nadyapsu@binran.ru
Homepage http://www.binran.ru/en/structure/podrazdelenia/laboratoriya-biokhimii-gribov/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Academic Institute
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Vasiliy T. Yarmishko
Curator Dr. Nadezhda V. Psurtseva (mycology, physiology and biochemistry of fungi )
Number of Staff Mycology (5)
Total (5)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi (Basidiomycets))
Freezer(Fungi (Basidiomycetes))
Storage in water(Fungi (Basidiomycetes))
Control of the culture Morphological (macro- and microcharacteristics)
Molecular analysis (PCR, sequencing)
Fruiting in culture
Biochemical characters
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)
Fungi 1800 1600
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 exchange with Culture collections
fee for US $70.00 for non-commercial usage
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1992 year(s)
Plan to publish the 3 edition in 2017
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Fungi (Basidiomycetes))
Storage service(Basidiomycetes)
Distribution(Basidiomycetes strains)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2012-06-29
Date of Reply 2016-02-09