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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Jersey
County/ParishSomerset Co.
LocalityFatto Residence: 1187 Millstone River Rd.
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00672417
Collected ByR. M. Fatto
Date Collected1992-08-20

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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 NameRussula disparilis
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderRussulales
FamilyRussulaceae
GenusRussula
Specific Epithetdisparilis
Scientific Name AuthorsBurl.
Specimen
Identified ByR. M. Fatto
Catalog Number00672417
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID127907
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR. M. Fatto
Date Collected1992-08-20
Year1992
Month8
Day20
Start Day of Year233
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceNew Jersey
CountySomerset Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityFatto residence: 1187 Millstone River Rd.
Habitatoak
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameRussula disparilis
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=127907
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