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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryBrazil
LocalityInstituto Agronomico
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00937054
Collected ByH. P. Krug; A. S. Costa
Date Collected1935-05-21

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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 NameCercospora krugiana
Kingdomfungi
Phylumascomycota
Classdothideomycetes
Ordercapnodiales
FamilyAnamorphic fungi
GenusCercospora
Specific Epithetkrugiana
Scientific Name AuthorsA.S. Mull. & Chupp
Specimen
Type Statussyntype
Identified ByU. Braun
Date Identified2004-08-11
Catalog Number00937054
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID150932
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByH. P. Krug; A. S. Costa
Collector Number427
Date Collected1935-05-21
Year1935
Month5
Day21
Start Day of Year141
Collection RemarksInst. Agronomico do Estado Campinas Herbario da Secçao de Phytopathologia According to U. Braun Aug 2004, no. 427 is a Syntype of Cercospora krugiana A. S. Mull. & Chupp and is a nom. inval.
Locality
CountryBrazil
Continentsouth america
LocalityInstituto Agronomico
Other
Modified2014-01-20 17:28:06
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=150932
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameCercospora krugiana
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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