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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvincePennsylvania
County/ParishChester Co.
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00922016
Collected ByA. S. Haines; Everhart
Date Collected1882-06-01

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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 NameMelanconis everhartii
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassSordariomycetes
OrderDiaporthales
FamilyMelanconidaceae
GenusMelanconis
Specific Epitheteverhartii
Scientific Name AuthorsEllis
Specimen
Type Statusisotype
Catalog Number00922016
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID147437
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByA. S. Haines; Everhart
Collector Number-s.n.
Date Collected1882-06-01
Year1882
Month6
Day1
Start Day of Year152
Collection Remarksmore than one packet of this exsiccati inside the large packet ISOTYPE designation (isotype pencilled under packets probably by Huhndorf)
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvincePennsylvania
CountyChester Co.
Continentnorth america
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=147437
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameMelanconis everhartii
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