1. Collection
Registered Number 758
Acronym IBT
Full Name IBT Fungal Culture Collection
Institution DTU Bioengineering, Technical University of Denmark
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Birgitte Andersen
Postal Address DTU Bioengineering, Soeltofts Plads, Building 221,Kongens Lyngby,-,DK-2800
Country Denmark
Telephone 1 (45) 4525-2627
Fax 1 (45) 4588-4841
E-mail 1 ba@bio.dtu.dk
Homepage http://www.bioengineering.dtu.dk/english 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Technical University of Denmark
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Birgitte Andersen
Curator Prof. Jens Frisvad (Taxonomy and chemistry of Penicillium, Aspergillus and their telemorphs)
Assoc. Prof. Birgitte Andersen (Taxonomy and chemistry of Alternaria, Chaetomium,Cladosporium, Stachybotrys and other black fungi)
Number of Staff Mycology (2)
Assistants (1)
Chemist (1)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Food science
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Indoor environment
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Fungi)
Spores on silica gel crystals(Fungi)
Agar plugs in water(Fungi)
Control of the culture Check by specialist on identity
Check by specialist on purity and viability
Check of metabolite production by LC
Pure culturing on 3-4 different agar media
Deposit Mainly to our collection
CBS(The Netherlands)
IMI(United Kingdom)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
the collection abroadCBS(The Netherlands)
the collection abroadIMI(United Kingdom)
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadNRRL(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 35000 15000
Yeasts 500 300
Standards of fungal secondary metabolites 1000 800
Extracts of fungal strains 10000 10000
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)
Standards of fungal secondary metabolites
Extracts of fungal strains
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Upon agreement (with MTA)
exchange with other fungal cultures upon agreement (with MTA)
fee for per culture: DKK 2000 (commerical) / DKK 1000 (non-profit organizations)
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Fungi and yeast)
Distribution(Fungi and yeast)
Identification(Fungi and fungal metabolites)
Training Quality control
Numerical Taxonomy
Food borne fungi
Indoor fungi
Metabolite profiling
Consulation about Fungal spoilage of food and feed and mycotoxin production
Fungal growth in buildings
Other Service Chemical analysis of secondary metabolites from pure culture
Chemical analysis of secondary metabolites in food and feeds
Standardized agar substrates
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1994-04-18
Date of Reply 2019-11-27
12. Strains