1. Collection
Registered Number 1251
Acronym NIFSMC
Full Name NIFS Micological Collection
Institution National Institute of Fundamental Studies
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Siril Wijesundara
Postal Address Hanthana Road,Kandy,Not US or Canada,20000
Country Sri Lanka
Telephone 1 (94) - 071-8133155
E-mail 1 siril.wi@nifs.ac.lk
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor NIFS
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Siril Wijesundara
E-Mail:siril.wi@nifs.ac.lk
Curator Prof. Nalin Wijayawardene (Mycology)
E-mail:nalinwijayawardene@yahoo.com
Dr. Shalini Rajakaruna (Ecology)
E-mail:shalini.ra@nifs.ac.lk
Miss. Sandhya Jayasekara (Microbiology)
E-mail:sandhya.ja@nifs.ac.lk
Mr. Chanaka Lekamge (Plant Taxonomy & Concervation)
E-mail:chanaka.le@nifs.ac.lk
Number of Staff Mycology (2)
Assistants (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
Evolutionary biology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
Mycology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi)
L-drying(Fungi)
Freezer(Fungi)
Control of the culture Aseptic handling of cultures
Deposit to other collections in your country
ATCC(USA)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 50 50
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
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Plan to publish the first edition in 2022
Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Fungi)
Storage service(Fungi)
Distribution(Fungi)
Identification(Fungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Identification
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2021-08-06
Date of Reply 2021-08-06