The link I provided to CABI was incorrect.
Correct link is: www.cabi.org/bioscience/mycpub.htm#hand
Austin Reade, PhD, RSM(CCM)
Reade BioSciences Inc phone (902)423-8369
1136 Cartaret Street fax (902)423-8313
Halifax, NS, B3H 3P3 Canada email rbs at hfx.andara.com
Austin Reade <rbs at hfx.andara.com> wrote in message
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> Some sources of information:
>> "Fungi and Food Spoilage" by John Pitt & Ailsa Hocking. I have the first
> edition (1985 Academic Press) which has a page and a half on storage
> including freezer, lyophilising, liquid nitrogen. A second edition of
> book is now in print.
>> The CBS has some publications (some downloadable) on mold storage. Go to
>> The Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau offers a manual on fungal
>> The Preservation and Maintenance of Living Fungi by D. Smith and A.H.S.
> Onions (1994) 122 pages ISBN 0 85198 902 0. Go to
> www.cabi.org/bioscience/mycopub.htm#hand . I think you may have to buy
>> One method not mentioned by Pitt & Hocking is storage in sterile water. I
> once worked with someone who kept his mycorrhizal stock cultures this way.
>> I used the sterile oil method years ago and it is indeed messy.
>> Common fungi in the genera Aspergillus, Penicillium, Cladosporium will
> a long time just on agar slants which are sealed against dessication.
> Austin Reade, PhD, RSM(CCM)
> Reade BioSciences Inc phone (902)423-8369
> 1136 Cartaret Street fax (902)423-8313
> Halifax, NS, B3H 3P3 Canada email rbs at hfx.andara.com>> jayakumar <jakku at usaf.org> wrote in message
> news:8j7l80$n4o$1 at diana.bcn.ttd.net...> > HI
> > This may sound silly. But can anyone, tell me a good method for long
> > storage of fungal cultures like they do for bacteria by glycerol
> > secondly, a good protocol for fungal staining and visualisation under
> > light microscrope.
> > thanking you in advance
> > cheers
> > jayakumar