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Specimen Record

Kallichroma tethys(Kohlm. & Kohlm.) Kohlm. & Volkm.-Kohlm.

From New York Botanical Garden

ContinentNorth America
CountryBelize
LocalityTwin Cays (atlantic Ocean)
Latitude16.83333
Longitude-88.1
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01271991
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Date Collected1984-03-18

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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 NameKallichroma tethys
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassSordariomycetes
OrderHypocreales
FamilyBionectriaceae
GenusKallichroma
Specific Epithettethys
Scientific Name Authors(Kohlm. & Kohlm.) Kohlm. & Volkm.-Kohlm.
Specimen
Identified ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Catalog Number01271991
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID158174
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Collector Number4526- - NY taxon D
Date Collected1984-03-18
Verbatim Date Collected1984-03-18
Year1984
Month3
Day18
Start Day of Year78
Locality
CountryBelize
Continentnorth america
LocalityTwin Cays (Atlantic Ocean)
Decimal Latitude16.83333
Decimal Longitude-88.1
Verbatim Coordinates16 50 0.00 N 88 6 0.00 W
Other
Modified2012-11-27 12:34:09
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=158174
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameKallichroma tethys
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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