1. Collection
Registered Number 782
Acronym IE
Full Name Cepario de Hongos del Instituto de Ecologia
Institution Instituto de Ecologia
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Gerardo Mata
Postal Address Carretera antigua a Coatepec 351, El Haya,Xalapa,Veracruz,91070
Country Mexico
Telephone 1 (52)228 8-42-18-28
Fax 1 (52) 228 8-18-78-09
E-mail 1 gerardo.mata@inecol.edu.mx
E-mail 2 geramata@gmail.com
Homepage www.inecol.edu.mx 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Instituto de Ecologia and CONACYT(National Council of Science and Technology)
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Gerardo Mata
Curator Dr. Gerardo Mata (Mycology)
Dr. Dulce Salmones (Mycology)
Prof. Rosalía Pérez (Mycology)
Number of Staff Mycology (3)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Genetics
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
Molecular biology
Food sciences
Plant pathology
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Utilization of agricultural wastes
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Fungi)
Liquid N2(Fungi)
Control of the culture characterization in laboratory
Plant Pilot testing
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
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 500 300
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 442 260
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Instituto de Ecología
exchange with Universities and Academic Institutions
exchange with Research Laboratories
fee for Standard price US $ 100.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service(Fungi, Edible mushroom cultivation)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Cultivated species
Consulation about Preservation
Conservation methods (fungi)
Other Service Edible mushroom cultivation
Strain selection
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1998-07-03
Date of Reply 2013-05-31