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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishTompkins Co.
LocalityCascadilla Ravine, Ithaca
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00965553
Collected ByC. T. Rogerson
Date Collected1947-08-19

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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 NameHypocrea avellanea
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassSordariomycetes
OrderHypocreales
FamilyHypocreaceae
GenusHypocrea
Specific Epithetavellanea
Scientific Name AuthorsRogerson & S.T. Carey
Specimen
Type Statusparatype
Identified ByS. T. Carey
Catalog Number00965553
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID146605
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. T. Rogerson
Collector Number1601
Date Collected1947-08-19
Year1947
Month8
Day19
Start Day of Year231
Collection RemarksPARATYPE.
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyTompkins Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityCascadilla Ravine, Ithaca
Other
Modified2007-12-28 16:32:13
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=146605
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameHypocrea avellanea
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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