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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishAlbany Co.
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00928940
Collected ByC. L. Shear
Date Collected1893-09-01

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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 NamePhyllosticta betulae
Kingdomfungi
Phylumascomycota
Classdothideomycetes
Orderbotryosphaeriales
FamilyAnamorphic fungi
GenusPhyllosticta
Specific Epithetbetulae
Scientific Name AuthorsOudem.
Specimen
Type StatusOriginal material
Catalog Number00928940
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID147905
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. L. Shear
Collector Numbers.n.
Date Collected1893-09-01
Year1893
Month9
Day1
Start Day of Year244
Collection RemarksShear N. Y. Fg. 367 is mentioned as type and nom. nud. in Stevenson Acct. Fg. Exs. 1971
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyAlbany Co.
Continentnorth america
Other
Modified2014-04-10 14:04:48
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=147905
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
symbiota:verbatimScientificNamePhyllosticta betulae
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