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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWisconsin
County/ParishColumbia Co.
LocalityWisconsin River
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00966744
Collected ByC. A. Shearer
Date Collected1981-10-04

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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 NameHalosarpheia lotica
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassSordariomycetes
OrderMicroascales
FamilyHalosphaeriaceae
GenusHalosarpheia
Specific Epithetlotica
Scientific Name AuthorsShearer
Specimen
Type Statustype
Catalog Number00966744
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID145736
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. A. Shearer
Collector NumberCS-667--1
Date Collected1981-10-04
Year1981
Month10
Day4
Start Day of Year277
Collection RemarksTYPE. SLIDES & PHOTOS.
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceWisconsin
CountyColumbia Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityWisconsin River
HabitatOn a submerged twig collected from the Wisconsin River
Other
Modified2007-12-12 09:11:51
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameHalosarpheia lotica
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=145736
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