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UR 1264 - MYCSA : Mycologie et securite des aliments

MycSA

Mycologie & Sécurité des Aliments
INRA Bordeaux-Aquitaine
BP 81
33883 Villenave d'Ornon Cedex

A culture collection for the preservation of Agaricus genetic resources

The Agaricus culture collection CGAB
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Genetic resources of macroscopic fungi have to be known and preserved because they may contained bioproducts for tomorrow, and they play an important role in soil ecology and ecosystem resilience. Our research group pay attention onto the genus Agaricus. Since 20 years, we collect, receive and study numerous isolates of Agaricus form various world areas. They are conserved in a collection named Collection du Germplasm des Agarics de Bordeaux (CGAB). It is a valuable tool for researches.