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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
LocalityWard Creek (atlantic Ocean)
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01276739
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer; B. Kohlmeyer
Date Collected1993-04-29

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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 NamePapulosa amerospora
Kingdomfungi
Phylumascomycota
Classsordariomycetes
FamilyAnamorphic fungi
GenusPapulosa
Specific Epithetamerospora
Scientific Name AuthorsKohlm. & Volkm.-Kohlm.
Specimen
Catalog Number01276739
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID160415
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer; B. Kohlmeyer
Collector Number5507- - NY taxon G
Date Collected1993-04-29
Year1993
Month4
Day29
Start Day of Year119
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
Continentnorth america
LocalityWard Creek (Atlantic Ocean)
HabitatSalinity 23°/oo, incoming tide
Other
Modified2014-01-20 17:28:44
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=160415
symbiota:verbatimScientificNamePapulosa amerospora
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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