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Culture Bank of DMR
Mushroom Culture Bank
The DMR Solan has a large repository of edible and non-edible mushroom germplasm.  All the cultures are regularly maintained by sub culturing at +4oC and in liquid paraffin.  Cultures are supplied to Entrepreneurs and Research/Development organisations. The cost of one culture is  Rs 1000/- (One culture of two tubes).  The indentor for culture has to send a bank demand draft in favour of “ICAR-Unit NRCM” payable at State Bank of India, Chambaghat, Solan (H.P.) . The DD along with request letter is to be sent to the Director, Directorate of Mushroom Research, Chambaghat, Solan-173213 (H.P.) through registered letter or speed post.  The cultures will be supplied by registered parcel.  The main edible mushroom cultures available are as  follows:

The Director,
Chambaghat- 173213, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
For online payment:
Send Original Demand Draft on following Address :
The Indentor can also send the cost of culture through NEFT, details are given below: 
Name of the Account Holder : ICAR UNIT-NRCM
Name of the Bank : STATE BANK OF INDIA
Bank Account No. : 55078258066
IFSC Code No. : SBIN0050178
Branch Address : CHAMBAGHAT BRANCH, SOLAN - 173 213 (HP)
After sending NEFT transaction please fill the Google form link given below :

Make Payment through SBI Collect


Name of Cultures
Agaricus bitorquis
Agaricus bisporus and Portabella
 Agrocybe aegerita
Volvariella volvacea
Auricularia polytricha
Calocybe indica

Ganoderma lucidium

Cordyceps militaries

Schizophyllum commune

Termites vesicular

Grifola frondosa

Lentinula edodes
Morchella conica
Pleurotus sajor-caju / P. pulmonarius
Pleurotus flabellatus
Pleurotus sapidus
Pleurotus ostreatus
Pleurotus eryngii
Pleurotus djamor var roseus
Pleurotus florida
Pleurotus citrinopileatus (Golden and Yellow)
Hercium erinaceus

Flammulina velutipes

We also accept safe deposition of mushroom cultures in the DMR Gene Bank.  The depositor has to provide the source of cultures and other details, then we will provide DMR accession number.


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Last Update : Monday, October 11, 2021