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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
LocalityDel Mar (pacific Ocean)
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01221684
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer; B. Kohlmeyer
Date Collected1996-05-15

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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 NameCeriosporopsis halima
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassSordariomycetes
OrderMicroascales
FamilyHalosphaeriaceae
GenusCeriosporopsis
Specific Epithethalima
Scientific Name AuthorsLinder
Specimen
Identified ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer; B. Volkmann-Kohlmeyer
Catalog Number01221684
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID159244
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer; B. Kohlmeyer
Collector Number5596- - NY taxon B
Date Collected1996-05-15
Year1996
Month5
Day15
Start Day of Year136
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceCalifornia
Continentnorth america
LocalityDel Mar (Pacific Ocean)
HabitatIncubated 2 months
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameCeriosporopsis halima
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=159244
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