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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryBolivia
LocalityInland On W. Bank Of Rio Madeira, About 2 Km Upstream From Albuna
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00915193
Collected ByK. P. Dumont; G. T. Prance, L. G. Farias & L. F. Coelho
Date Collected1968-07-10

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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 NameLambertella pallidispora
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassLeotiomycetes
OrderHelotiales
FamilyRutstroemiaceae
GenusLambertella
Specific Epithetpallidispora
Scientific Name AuthorsDumont
Specimen
Type Statusparatype
Identified ByK. P. Dumont
Catalog Number00915193
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID154020
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByK. P. Dumont; G. T. Prance, L. G. Farias & L. F. Coelho
Collector Number389
Date Collected1968-07-10
Year1968
Month7
Day10
Start Day of Year192
Collection RemarksPARATYPE designation given by K. P. Dumont Sept 1969
Locality
CountryBolivia
Continentsouth america
Localityinland on W. bank of Rio Madeira, about 2 km upstream from Albuna
Other
Modified2011-12-10 12:39:32
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=154020
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameLambertella pallidispora
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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