MMRC was certified as "Joint Usage/Research Center" by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan (MEXT) in 2010. The aims of MMRC as Joint Usage/Research Center are:
- Promotion of collaborative research with the research groups of other institutes.
- Effective usage of the facilities of MMRC including bio-resources of fungi and actinomycetes.
- Development of human resources for community of mycology research.