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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceIndiana
County/ParishMontgomery
LocalityShades States Park [on Label "shodes Pk., Montgomery Co., Ind."]
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number1768858
Collected ByJ. L. Lowe
Date Collected1961-08-25

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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 NameTrametes malicola
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderPolyporales
FamilyFomitopsidaceae
GenusTrametes
Specific Epithetmalicola
Scientific Name AuthorsBerk. & M.A. Curtis
Specimen
Catalog Number1768858
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID667160
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. L. Lowe
Collector Numbers.n.
Date Collected1961-08-25
Year1961
Month8
Day25
Start Day of Year237
Collection Remarks[Scientific name written as "Trametes malicola" on box]
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceIndiana
CountyMontgomery
Continentnorth america
LocalityShades States Park [on label "Shodes Pk., Montgomery Co., Ind."]
Other
Modified2013-11-05 17:40:34
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=667160
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameAntrodia malicola
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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