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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaine
County/ParishHancock Co.
LocalityTown Of Deer Isle, Little Deer Isle, Pine Hill Preserve, Nw Of Blastow Cove Road, 0.2 Mi Sw Of Eggemoggin Road
Latitude44.28389
Longitude-68.70167
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01028776
Collected ByW. R. Buck
Date Collected2008-07-06

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http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/SteereHerbarium.asp

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 NameNesolechia oxyspora
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassLeotiomycetes
OrderHelotiales
FamilyDermateaceae
GenusNesolechia
Specific Epithetoxyspora
Scientific Name Authors(Tul.) A. Massal.
Specimen
Catalog Number01028776
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID151370
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByW. R. Buck
Collector Number53866
Date Collected2008-07-06
Year2008
Month7
Day6
Start Day of Year188
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceMaine
CountyHancock Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityTown of Deer Isle, Little Deer Isle, Pine Hill Preserve, NW of Blastow Cove Road, 0.2 mi SW of Eggemoggin Road
Habitatquarried serpentinized peridotite dome
Decimal Latitude44.28389
Decimal Longitude-68.70167
Maximum Elevation in Meters50
Minimum Elevation in Meters40
Verbatim Coordinates44 17 2.00 N 68 42 6.00 W
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameNesolechia oxyspora
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=151370
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