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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishBronx Co.
LocalityThe New York Botanical Garden.
Latitude40.862121800000004
Longitude-73.8768768
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00013481
Collected ByF. S. Earle
Date Collected1902-07-06

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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 NameBoletus rubellus
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderBoletales
FamilyBoletaceae
GenusBoletus
Specific Epithetrubellus
Scientific Name AuthorsKrombh.
Specimen
Catalog Number00013481
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID101577
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByF. S. Earle
Collector Number219
Date Collected1902-07-06
Year1902
Month7
Day6
Start Day of Year187
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyBronx Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityThe New York Botanical Garden.
Decimal Latitude40.8621218
Decimal Longitude-73.8768768
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters756
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksGeoreferenced to approximate center of NYBG
Georeferenced Bysasencio
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dwc:georeferenceSourcesShannon Asencio; Google Maps; georef batch tool 2012-10-12
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=101577
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameBoletus rubellus
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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