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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaryland
LocalityTak. (takoma?) Park
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01197523
Collected ByC. L. Shear
Date Collected1899-12-03

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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 NameHypoxylon croceum
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassSordariomycetes
OrderXylariales
FamilyXylariaceae
GenusHypoxylon
Specific Epithetcroceum
Scientific Name AuthorsJ.H. Mill.
Specimen
Identified ByJ. Fournier; M. Stadler
Date Identified2010-11
Catalog Number01197523
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID159475
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. L. Shear
Collector Number810
Date Collected1899-12-03
Year1899
Month12
Day3
Start Day of Year337
Collection RemarksEx Herbarium of C. L. Shear
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceMaryland
Continentnorth america
LocalityTak. (Takoma?) Park
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=159475
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameHypoxylon croceum
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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