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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlabama
County/ParishLee Co.
Latitude32.60972222
Longitude-82.48083333
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00066293
Collected ByL. M. Underwood; F. S. Earle
Date Collected1896-07-01

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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 NameAmanita virosa
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderAgaricales
FamilyPluteaceae
GenusAmanita
Specific Epithetvirosa
Scientific Name Authors(Fr.) Bertill.
Specimen
Catalog Number00066293
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID105812
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByL. M. Underwood; F. S. Earle
Date Collected1896-07-01
Year1896
Month7
Day1
Start Day of Year183
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceAlabama
CountyLee Co.
Continentnorth america
Decimal Latitude32.60972222
Decimal Longitude-82.48083333
Verbatim Coordinates32 36 35.00 N 82 28 51.00 W
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
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dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=105812
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameAmanita virosa
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