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Specimen Record

Endophragmia hyalosperma(Corda) Morgan-Jones & A.L.J. Cole

From New York Botanical Garden

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceRhode Island
LocalitySaugautucket River, Near Mews Inn
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00985577
Collected ByBrooks

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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 NameEndophragmia hyalosperma
Kingdomfungi
Phylumascomycota
Classdothideomycetes
Orderpleosporales
FamilyAnamorphic fungi
GenusEndophragmia
Specific Epithethyalosperma
Scientific Name Authors(Corda) Morgan-Jones & A.L.J. Cole
Specimen
Catalog Number00985577
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID150511
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByBrooks
Collector Number2206
Collection Remarkswith microslides
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceRhode Island
Continentnorth america
LocalitySaugautucket River, near Mews Inn
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
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dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=150511
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameEndophragmia hyalosperma
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