Culture collections:

listed by World Federation for Culture Collections - World Data Center for Microorganisms   see also Home Pages of Culture Collections of the World:


ACM: Australia, University of Queensland Microbial Culture Collection

ARS (NRRL):  USA, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research

ATCC:  USA, American Type Culture Collection

BCCM:  Belgium, Universite catholique de Louvain

BCRC:  Taiwan, Bioresource Collection and Research Center, Food and Industry Research and Development Institute

CBS:  Netherlands, Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Fungal and Yeast Collection

CCFC (DAOM): Canada, Canadian Collection of Fungal Cultures

CCM:  Czech Culture Collection of Microorganisms


CIRM: Centre International de Ressosurces Microbiennes - Levures

CGMCC: China General Microbiological Culture Collection Center

DSMZ:  Germany, Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH

DUM: India, Delhi University Mycological Herbarium

FCUG: Sweden, Fungal Cultures, University of Goteborg

FRR: Australia, Food Science Australia, Ryde

ICMP: New Zealand, International Collection and Research Center, Food Industry Research and Development Institute

IFO:  Japan, Institute for Fermentation, Osaka

IMI:  U.K., CABI Bioscience Genetic Resource Collection

ITCC:  Indian Type Culture Collection

JCM:  Japan Collection of Microorganisms

JCT: Australia, James Cook Townsville

KMM: Russian Federation, Collection of Marine Microorganisms of the Pacific Institute of Biorganic Chemistry of the Far-Eastern Branch of the RAS

LCP: France, Fungal Strain Collection, Laboratory of Cryptogamy

MAFF: Japan, Genebank, Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries

MTCC:  India, Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank

NCAM: Uzbekistan, National Collection of Agricultural Microorganisms

MUT: Mycotheca Universitatis Taurinensis of the University of Turin


UAMH:  Canada, University of Alberta Microfungus Collection and Herbarium

UPSC: Sweden, Uppsala University Culture Collection of Fungi

URM: Brazil, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

VKM:  Russian Federation, All-Russian Collection of Microorganisms

VTT: Finland, Biotechnology Culture Collection

WAC: Australia, Plant Pathology Culture Collection