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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishRockland Co.
LocalityStony Brook, Harriman State Park
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00096539
Collected ByC. T. Rogerson
Date Collected1966-09-24

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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 NameLactarius deliciosus
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderRussulales
FamilyRussulaceae
GenusLactarius
Specific Epithetdeliciosus
Scientific Name Authors(L.) Gray
Specimen
Identified ByC. T. Rogerson
Catalog Number00096539
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID96934
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. T. Rogerson
Collector NumberAnchel Voucher #703
Date Collected1966-09-24
Year1966
Month9
Day24
Start Day of Year267
Collection RemarksChemical data in NY library archives
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyRockland Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityStony Brook, Harriman State Park
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=96934
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameLactarius deliciosus
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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