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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/ParishClallam Co.
LocalityIn The Vicinity Of Lake Crescent
Latitude48.09472
Longitude-123.80583
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00883298
Collected ByD. L. Largent
Date Collected1964-11-01

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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 NameLeptonia umbilicata
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderAgaricales
FamilyEntolomataceae
GenusLeptonia
Specific Epithetumbilicata
Scientific Name AuthorsMurrill
Specimen
Identified ByD. L. Largent
Date Identified1994-08-11
Catalog Number00883298
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID139763
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByD. L. Largent
Collector Number(Largent - DLL#) 996
Date Collected1964-11-01
Year1964
Month11
Day1
Start Day of Year306
Collection RemarksHerbarium of Humboldt State University
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceWashington
CountyClallam Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityIn the vicinity of Lake Crescent
Habitatin mossy humus beneath Douglas Fir
Decimal Latitude48.09472
Decimal Longitude-123.80583
Verbatim Coordinates48 5 41.00 N 123 48 21.00 W
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameLeptonia umbilicata
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=139763
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