Microfungus Collection and Herbarium
UAMH Centre for Global Microfungal Biodiversity
Culturable fungi of all types with specialization in ascomycetous and hyphomycetous microfungi.
Fungi associated with human and animal disease including pathogenic, opportunistic, allergenic and toxic fungi.
Plant root associated endophytes and mycorrhizal symbionts of woody, ericaceous and orchidaceous plants especially from boreal habitats.
Environmental fungi causing stain and decay or problems in the built environment.
Insect associated fungi including large collections of
associated with mountain pine and other bark beetles.
Probably the world’s largest collection of fungi belonging to the
) and their associated mitotic stages.
Many representatives of
, keratinophilic and arthroconidial fungi.
Edible fungi acquired from Alberta Environment.
We encourage scientists in Canada and elsewhere to
scientifically important or interesting isolates.
Colony and ascospores of
, an onygenalean fungus isolated from shed skin of a frilled lizard.
found in roots of many plants (
) and a member of the
Rhizoscyphus (Hymenoscyphus) ericae