UAMH - supporting fungal research for over 50 years

The University of Alberta Microfungus Collection and Herbarium (UAMH) is an internationally recognized fungal collection involved in collection, conservation, distribution, education and research on living fungi of medical, scientific, industrial and heritage importance. We encourage and invite you to submit your research isolates for deposit. more>> 

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    Tape sample

    Do I have Stachybotrys in my home? Click the link above for procedure to submit tape samples for testing for indoor molds.

    Conservation of orchids and their fungal partners - more>>


    Are you depositing a fungal sequence or using a fungus in your research?

    Ensure that your scientific work is reproducible by depositing the isolate in the UAMH, a member of the Global Registry of Biorepositories (GRBio)

    Chromatogram

    Collection Highlights

    Read our 2013 Annual Report or prior Reports

    Polycyclic hydrocarbon degrading organisms...
    Fungi associated with hibernating bats...
    Mountain pine beetle associated fungi...
    Fungi from plant roots...
    Wood spalting fungi...
    Baudoinia and meristematic fungi...
    Ammonia mushroom...

    Genome sequences

    Ophiostoma piceae UAMH 11346
    Grosmannia clavigera SLKW1407 = UAMH 11150...
    Meliniomyces bicolor UAMH 11274 strain E
    Baudoinia compniacensis UAMH 10762...
    Uncinocarpus reesii UAMH 1704...

    Recent cases of fungi affecting humans or animals Dermatitis in Australian bearded dragons...
    Dermatitis in leopard geckos...

    Read more about fungi associated with reptiles...

    Interested in wild mushrooms?