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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryBrazil
State/ProvinceMinas Gerais
County/ParishCaldas
LocalityColdas
Latitude-21.92361
Longitude-46.38583
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00034967
Collected ByA. F. Regnell
Date Collected1865-02-27

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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 NamePuccinia exilis
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassPucciniomycetes
OrderPucciniales
FamilyPucciniaceae
GenusPuccinia
Specific Epithetexilis
Scientific Name AuthorsP. Syd. & Syd.
Specimen
Type Statussyntype
Catalog Number00034967
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID106327
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByA. F. Regnell
Date Collected1865-02-27
Year1865
Month2
Day27
Start Day of Year58
Locality
CountryBrazil
State / ProvinceMinas Gerais
CountyCaldas
Continentsouth america
LocalityColdas
Decimal Latitude-21.92361
Decimal Longitude-46.38583
Verbatim Coordinates21 55 25.00 S 46 23 9.00 W
Other
Modified2012-11-27 12:34:09
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=106327
symbiota:verbatimScientificNamePuccinia exilis
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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