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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMissouri
LocalitySt. Louis
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00292740
Collected ByC. H. Thompson
Date Collected1894-06-01

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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 NamePuccinia procera
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassPucciniomycetes
OrderPucciniales
FamilyPucciniaceae
GenusPuccinia
Specific Epithetprocera
Scientific Name AuthorsDietel & Holw.
Specimen
Catalog Number00292740
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID84552
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. H. Thompson
Date Collected1894-06-01
Year1894
Month6
Day1
Start Day of Year152
Collection RemarksUSDA Bureau of Plant Industry -- Pathological Collections Mycological Exchange of 1921 No.600
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceMissouri
Continentnorth america
LocalitySt. Louis
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
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dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=84552
symbiota:verbatimScientificNamePuccinia procera
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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