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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryTrinidad And Tobago
State/ProvinceTrinidad
LocalityBritish West Indies, Piarco Savanna, South Of Dabadie
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00580449
Collected ByF. J. Seaver
Date Collected1921-03-21

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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 NameAecidium alibertiae
Kingdomfungi
Phylumbasidiomycota
Classpucciniomycetes
Orderpucciniales
FamilyUredinales incertae sedis
GenusAecidium
Specific Epithetalibertiae
Scientific Name AuthorsArthur
Specimen
Type Statustype
Catalog Number00580449
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID120878
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByF. J. Seaver
Collector Number3286
Date Collected1921-03-21
Year1921
Month3
Day21
Start Day of Year80
Collection Remarks10 in pencil on packet
Locality
CountryTrinidad and Tobago
State / ProvinceTrinidad
Continentnorth america
LocalityBritish West Indies, Piarco Savanna, South of Dabadie
Other
Modified2011-12-16 02:30:14
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=120878
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameAecidium alibertiae
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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