Sample analysis includes the following:
  • fungus identification with a light microscope;
  • sample growing on a special agar medium in a thermal cabinet for 7 days, if necessary;
  • results issued in the form of an expert assessment including the identified fungus species and its short description (compiled according to the latest publications).
Recommendations for sampling:
  • Take a 10x10 cm piece of damaged material with a visible mycelium, fruiting body or spots of mould.
  • Put the sample in a paper envelope.
  • Take or send (use Cargobus or ELS Courier) the envelope containing the sample to our office at 7 Heina Street, Tartu, at your earliest convenience.
  • Do not forget to provide your contact information (name, phone number, e-mail address) and a description of the sampling point (material and purpose of the premises).
  • When sending more than one sample for laboratory analysis, it is presumed that all samples have been taken from the same building.