1. Collection
Registered Number 604
Acronym URM
Full Name Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Institution Micoteca do Departmento de Micologia
2. Correspondent
Assoc.Prof. Cristina Maria de Souza-Motta
Postal Address Av. Prof. Nelson Chaves, s/n,Recife,Pernambuco,50670-420
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 81-2126-8948
Telephone 2 (55) 81-2126-8481
Fax 1 (55) 81-2126-8480
E-mail 1 smotta@ufpe.br
E-mail 2 micoteca@ufpe.br
Homepage http://www.ufpe.br/micoteca 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Cristina Maria de Souza-Motta
Curator Mr. Cristina Maria de Souza-Motta (Taxonomist)
Number of Staff Mycology (5)
Total (5)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Culture and preservation methods
Medical microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Marine biology
Plant pathology
Industrial microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures L-drying(Fungi)
Sterilized mineral oil(Fungi)
Sterilized destilated water(Fungi)
Control of the culture Viability tests
Coantamination tests
Biochemical tests
Deposit Mainly to our 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
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadIFM(Japan)
the collection abroadATCC(U.S.A)
the collection abroadCBS(The Netherlands)
the collection abroadCMI(UK)
the collection abroadIFO(Japan)
the collection abroadIP(France)
the collection abroadNRRL(U.S.A)
the collection abroadQMCC(U.S.A.)
the collection abroadMUM(Portugal)
the research institution abroadLSHTM(Inglaterra)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 4872 4380
Yeasts 2088 1880
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 4725 4253 1 1 465 465
Yeasts 2025 1823
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Public academic institutions Pernambuco, Brazil
exchange with Most recognized collection
fee for Other institutions
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1959 year(s)
Need help to publish
Catalogue Computerized www.ufpe.br/micoteca
Publish own catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Agar under mineral oil)
Distribution(Fungi Yeast)
Identification(Fungi Yeasts)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2003-05-02
Date of Reply 2013-05-15
12. Strains