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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryThailand
LocalityBang Sai, Chon Buri Province (pacific Ocean)
Latitude13.33333
Longitude100.91667
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01271713
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Date Collected1983-09-15

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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 NameHalocyphina villosa
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderAgaricales
FamilyCyphellaceae
GenusHalocyphina
Specific Epithetvillosa
Scientific Name AuthorsKohlm. & E. Kohlm.
Specimen
Identified ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Catalog Number01271713
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID158015
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Collector Number4449- - NY taxon B
Date Collected1983-09-15
Year1983
Month9
Day15
Start Day of Year258
Locality
CountryThailand
Continentasia
LocalityBang Sai, Chon Buri Province (Pacific Ocean)
Decimal Latitude13.33333
Decimal Longitude100.91667
Verbatim Coordinates13 20 0.00 N 100 55 0.00 E
Other
Modified2012-11-27 12:34:09
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=158015
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameHalocyphina villosa
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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