Wood-Inhabiting Fungi Collection

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Wood-Inhabiting Fungi Collection

An extensive collection, maintained since 1930 that contains over 2000 living and uncharacterized strains of fungi isolated from fallen wood at various sites across Australia. Each isolate is stored as a "dormant" culture on a malt extract slope that is overlayed with paraffin oil.


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Basidiomycetes wood rot fungi

CSIRO Data Licence

CSIRO (Australia)

Dumsday, Geoff (2011): Wood-Inhabiting Fungi Collection. v1. CSIRO. Data Collection. 102.100.100/9131

CSIRO owns this collection. Access rights: Access may be provided to bona fide researchers by negotiation.

The metadata and files (if any) are available to the public.

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Biological Specimen Collections

Physical collections of biological specimens


Geoff Dumsday

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