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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
LocalityNear Stanford University
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00069631
Collected ByE. B. Copeland
Date Collected1902-10-07

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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 NameColeosporium madiae
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassPucciniomycetes
OrderPucciniales
FamilyColeosporiaceae
GenusColeosporium
Specific Epithetmadiae
Scientific Name AuthorsCooke
Specimen
Type Statusprobable isotype
Identification ReferencesPlants of the Pacific Slope -- C. F. Baker no. 1780
Catalog Number00069631
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID95177
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByE. B. Copeland
Collector Numbers.n.
Date Collected1902-10-07
Year1902
Month10
Day7
Start Day of Year280
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceCalifornia
Continentnorth america
LocalityNear Stanford University
Other
Modified2014-03-10 14:46:20
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=95177
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameColeosporium madiae
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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