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Specimen Record

ContinentEurope
CountryUnited Kingdom
County/ParishSurrey
LocalityQueen's Cottage, Kew Gardens
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00035004
Date Collected1886-07-01

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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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Name Barbara Thiers
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHygrophorus clarkii
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderAgaricales
FamilyTricholomataceae
GenusHygrophorus
Specific Epithetclarkii
Scientific Name AuthorsBerk. & Broome
Specimen
Type Statuspossible syntype
Catalog Number00035004
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID82529
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Date Collected1886-07-01
Year1886
Month7
Day1
Start Day of Year182
Collection RemarksPencil drawings of spores accompany specimen.
Locality
CountryEngland
CountySurrey
Continenteurope
LocalityQueen's Cottage, Kew Gardens
Other
Modified2011-12-16 02:30:14
dwc:datasetIDbf3db7c9-5e5d-4fd0-bd5b-94539eaf9598
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=82529
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameHygrophorus clarkii
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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