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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryJamaica
State/ProvinceSt. Andrew Parish
LocalityNear Dick's Pond, West Of Hardwar Gap, Near Holy Well Recreation Area
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00460358
Collected ByR. P. Korf; J. R. Dixon, K. P. Dumont, R. W. Er, Pfister, Reynolds, Rossman & Samuels
Date Collected1971-01-11

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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 NameHymenochaete rigidula
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderHymenochaetales
FamilyHymenochaetaceae
GenusHymenochaete
Specific Epithetrigidula
Scientific Name AuthorsBerk. & M.A. Curtis
Specimen
Identified ByG. A. Escobar
Catalog Number00460358
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID123270
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR. P. Korf; J. R. Dixon, K. P. Dumont, R. W. Er, Pfister, Reynolds, Rossman & Samuels
Date Collected1971-01-11
Year1971
Month1
Day11
Start Day of Year11
Locality
CountryJamaica
State / ProvinceSt. Andrew Parish
Continentnorth america
LocalityNear Dick's Pond, west of Hardwar Gap, near Holy well Recreation Area
Maximum Elevation in Meters914
Minimum Elevation in Meters853
Other
Modified2011-12-16 02:30:14
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=123270
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameHymenochaete rigidula
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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