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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryBelize
LocalityMariah Reef, Ambergris Cay (atlantic Ocean)
Latitude17.97083
Longitude-87.925
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01242908
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Date Collected1982-11-11

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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 NameCamarosporium
Kingdomfungi
Phylumascomycota
Classdothideomycetes
Orderbotryosphaeriales
FamilyAnamorphic fungi
GenusCamarosporium
Specimen
Identified ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Catalog Number01242908
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID159024
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Collector Number4280- - NY taxon C
Date Collected1982-11-11
Year1982
Month11
Day11
Start Day of Year315
Locality
CountryBelize
Continentnorth america
LocalityMariah Reef, Ambergris Cay (Atlantic Ocean)
HabitatMangrove swamp, among pneumatophores of Avicennia, next to Conocarpus and Batis
Decimal Latitude17.97083
Decimal Longitude-87.925
Verbatim Coordinates17 58 15.00 N 87 55 30.00 W
Other
Modified2010-11-18 16:38:24
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=159024
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameCamarosporium
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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