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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/ParishSan Juan Co.
LocalityFriday Harbor
Latitude48.53528
Longitude-123.00528
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00888772
Collected ByD. L. Largent
Date Collected1965-10-23

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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 NameLeptonia convexa var. convexa
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderAgaricales
FamilyEntolomataceae
GenusLeptonia
Specific Epithetconvexa
Infraspecific Epithetconvexa
Scientific Name AuthorsLargent
Taxon Rankvar.
Specimen
Identified ByD. L. Largent
Date Identified1994-08-11
Catalog Number00888772
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID139733
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByD. L. Largent
Collector Number(Largent - DLL#) 1445
Date Collected1965-10-23
Verbatim Date Collected1965-10-23
Year1965
Month10
Day23
Start Day of Year296
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceWashington
CountySan Juan Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityFriday Harbor
Decimal Latitude48.53528
Decimal Longitude-123.00528
Verbatim Coordinates48 32 7.00 N 123 0 19.00 W
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=139733
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameLeptonia convexa var. convexa
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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