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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceOregon
County/ParishBenton Co.
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00065186
Collected ByW. A. Murrill
Date Collected1911-11-06

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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 NameBoletus lakei
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderBoletales
FamilyBoletaceae
GenusBoletus
Specific Epithetlakei
Scientific Name AuthorsMurrill
Specimen
Type Statustype
Catalog Number00065186
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID90718
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByW. A. Murrill
Collector Number999
Date Collected1911-11-06
Verbatim Date Collected1911-11-06
Year1911
Month11
Day6
Start Day of Year310
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceOregon
CountyBenton Co.
Continentnorth america
HabitatWoods; Fir forests with scattered specimens of oak, birch, willow & maple
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameBoletus lakei
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=90718
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