1. Collection
Registered Number 786
Acronym GMACC
Full Name Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Breeding of Edible Mushrooms
Institution University of Bordeaux 2, and INRA
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Jacques Labarere
Postal Address BP 81,Villenave d'Ornon Cedex,,33 883
Country France
Telephone 1 (33) 5-56843169
Fax 1 (33) 5-56843179
E-mail 1 labarere@bordeaux.inra.fr
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2
European Community
Council Regional d'Aquitaine
Monsieur le Prefet d'Aquitaine
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Jacques Labarere
Curator Assoc. Prof. Edgardo Alberto (Taxonomy)
Assoc. Prof. Jose Ernesto Sanchez Vazquez (Mushrooms of Latin America)
Prof. Auguste Kouassi (Mushrooms of Africa)
Assoc. Prof. Wang Nan (Cultivation, Chinese mushrooms)
Number of Staff Mycology (3)
Computer specialist (1)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Food science
Genetic engineering
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
General microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(fungi, mushrooms)
Subculturing(fungi, mushrooms)
sterile distilled water(fungi, mushrooms)
mineral oil(fungi, mushrooms)
Control of the culture growth tests
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from the research institution abroadECOSUR(Mexico)
Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
the collection abroadMUCL(Belgium)
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadCBS(The Netherlands)
the research institution abroadINTECH(Argentina)
the research institution abroadShanghai University(China)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 3500 2500
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 Free to FAO Global Network on Mushrooms
Exchange with most recognized collections
Fee for US $ 80.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 1996 year(s)
Planning to publish the 4rd edition in 2001
Updated monthly
10. Services
Services Storage service(Fungi, mushrooms)
Distribution(Fungi, mushrooms)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Genetic engineering
Molecular characterization
Biology and physiology of fungi
Mushroom genetic resources
Utilisation of mushroom genetic resources for food and agriculture
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1998-08-12
Date of Reply 2001-04-19