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Specimen Record

ContinentEurope
CountryUnited Kingdom
County/ParishSurrey
LocalityWimbelton Common
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00065970
Collected ByC. E. Hartley-smith
Date Collected1902-10-12

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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 NameAmanita muscaria
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderAgaricales
FamilyPluteaceae
GenusAmanita
Specific Epithetmuscaria
Scientific Name Authors(L.: Fr.) Lam.
Specimen
Catalog Number00065970
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID91955
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. E. Hartley-Smith
Date Collected1902-10-12
Year1902
Month10
Day12
Start Day of Year285
Collection RemarksSpore print with specimen. Examined for North American Flora
Locality
CountryEngland
CountySurrey
Continenteurope
LocalityWimbelton Common
HabitatIn birch wood
Other
Modified2011-12-16 02:30:14
dwc:datasetIDbf3db7c9-5e5d-4fd0-bd5b-94539eaf9598
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=91955
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameAmanita muscaria
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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