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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceConnecticut
LocalitySound Beach
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00027385
Date Collected1915-08-17

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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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Name Barbara Thiers
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameStrobilomyces floccopus
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderBoletales
FamilyBoletaceae
GenusStrobilomyces
Specific Epithetfloccopus
Scientific Name Authors(Vahl) P. Karst.
Specimen
Identified ByK. A. Vincent
Date Identified1984-11-30
Catalog Number00027385
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID92531
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Date Collected1915-08-17
Year1915
Month8
Day17
Start Day of Year229
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceConnecticut
Continentnorth america
LocalitySound Beach
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=92531
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameStrobilomyces floccopus
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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