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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryPuerto Rico
LocalityMayagüez
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01948756
Collected ByF. S. Earle
Date Collected1918-02-18

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The National Science Foundation has announced a new grant to provide funding for a nationwide, publicly accessible database of mushrooms and related fungi. Including mushrooms, porcini, puffballs, club fungi, conks, morels, stinkhorns, truffles and cup fungi, these organisms play a critical role in the lives of plants and animals, including humans. Some are gastronomical delights, others are deadly poisonous, and all serve as nature’s recyclers, returning nutrients to the soil through decomposition. Scientists in the U.S. have been studying macrofungi for the past 150 years, resulting in a legacy of approximately 1.4 million dried scientific specimens conserved in 35 institutions in 24 states. Through this project, led by Drs. Barbara M. Thiers and Roy E. Halling of The New York Botanical Garden, these treasures will be virtually liberated from their museum cabinets and shared on-line through the Mycology Collections Portal and through many other on-line collections databases such as The Garden’s Virtual Herbarium. The database created by this project will enable a national census of these critically important organisms, and allow researchers to better understand the relationship between macrofungi and other organisms.

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Taxonomy
Scientific NameFomes fasciatus
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderPolyporales
FamilyPolyporaceae
GenusFomes
Specific Epithetfasciatus
Scientific Name Authors(Sw.) Cooke
Specimen
Catalog Number01948756
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1982101
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByF. S. Earle
Collector Number213
Date Collected1918-02-18
Year1918
Month2
Day18
Start Day of Year49
Locality
CountryPuerto Rico
Continentnorth america
LocalityMayagüez
Other
Modified2014-08-19 02:22:04
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1982101
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameFomes fasciatus
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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