Fomitopsis palustris (Berkeley et Curtis) Gilbertson et Ryvarden (ATCC® 62978)

Strain Designations: FES 0507 [IFO 30339]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Tyromyces palustris (Berkeley et Curtis) Murrill
Classification Fungi, Dikarya, Basidiomycota, Agaricomycotina, Agaricomycetes, Polyporales, Fomitopsidaceae, Fomitopsis
Strain Designations FES 0507 [IFO 30339]
Testing wood preservatives
Testing wood for natural resistance to decay
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Comments Genome sequencing strain (National Institute of Forest Science, South Korea)
Morphology Growth moderately rapid. After 2 weeks at 25°C colony of downy mycelium, mat white, slightly raised, cottony and floccose, becoming thin and felty.  Abundant clamp connections observed.
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


D1D2 region of the 28S ribosomal RNA gene


Morphology Growth moderately rapid. After 2 weeks at 25°C colony of downy mycelium, mat white, slightly raised, cottony and floccose, becoming thin and felty.  Abundant clamp connections observed.
Name of Depositor Y Abe
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- Y Abe <-- K Kitajima
Wooden electric pole, Japan
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : MJIM00000000 Fomitopsis palustris strain ATCC 62978, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Test methods for determining the effectiveness of wood preservatives and their performance requirements. Tokyo, Japan:Japanese Standards Association;JIS K 1571, 2004

Karim N, Shibuya H, Kikuchi T. Analysis of expressed sequence tags from the wood-decaying fungus Fomitopsis palustris and identification of potential genes involved in the decay process. J Microbiol Biotechnol 21: 347-358, 2011. PubMed: 21532317

Shimokawa T, et al. Purification, molecular cloning, and enzymatic properties of a family 12 endoglucanase (EG-II) from Fomitopsis palustris: role of EG-II in larch holocellulose hydrolysis. Appl Environ Microbiol 74: 5857-5861, 2008. PubMed: 18658283

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