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Specimen Record

Leptosphaeria australiensis(Cribb & J.W. Cribb) G.C. Hughes

From New York Botanical Garden

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
LocalityTorch Key (atlantic Ocean)
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01312630
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Date Collected1965-11-20

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http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/SteereHerbarium.asp

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 NameLeptosphaeria australiensis
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassDothideomycetes
OrderPleosporales
FamilyLeptosphaeriaceae
GenusLeptosphaeria
Specific Epithetaustraliensis
Scientific Name Authors(Cribb & J.W. Cribb) G.C. Hughes
Specimen
Identified ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Catalog Number01312630
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID162288
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Collector Number2405- - NY taxon G
Date Collected1965-11-20
Year1965
Month11
Day20
Start Day of Year324
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceFlorida
Continentnorth america
LocalityTorch Key (Atlantic Ocean)
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=162288
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameLeptosphaeria australiensis
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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