1. Collection
Registered Number 826
Acronym ICFC
Full Name IIB-INTECH Collection of Fungal Cultures
Institution IIB-INTECH Instituto de Investigaciones Biotecnologicas sede Chascomus
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Edgardo ALBERTO
Postal Address Av. Intendente Marino 8200,Chascomus,Buenos Aires,7130
Country Argentina
Telephone 1 (54) 2241-424049
Telephone 2 (54) 2241-430323
Fax 1 (54) 2241-424048
E-mail 1 ealberto@intech.gov.ar
E-mail 2 eoalberto@gmail.com
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas de la Argentina
Universidad Nacional General San Martin
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Edgardo ALBERTO
Curator Dr. Santiago Jaramillo Mejia (Curator, Mycologist)
Mr. Martín Sierra Marina (Technician)
Number of Staff Mycology (2)
Assistants (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Food science
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Mushroom cultivation
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi)
water storage(Fungi)
Control of the culture Macro and Microscopic control
Deposit 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
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadCBS(NETHERLANS)
the collection abroadMUCL(BELGIUM)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 844 562 3 3
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 2 2 0 0 0 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with recognized collection
fee for Strains of naturally occurring species US $60.00
fee for Strains for mushroom cultivation US $80.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service(Fungi)
Distribution(Fungi (mushroom) )
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2002-06-14
Date of Reply 2016-06-30