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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/ParishKing Co.
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00065247
Collected ByW. A. Murrill
Date Collected1911-10-20

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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 NameCeriomyces zelleri
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderBoletales
FamilyBoletaceae
GenusCeriomyces
Specific Epithetzelleri
Scientific Name AuthorsMurrill
Specimen
Type Statustype
Identified ByW. A. Murrill
Catalog Number00065247
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID90159
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByW. A. Murrill
Collector Number111
Date Collected1911-10-20
Verbatim Date Collected1911-10-20
Year1911
Month10
Day20
Start Day of Year293
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceWashington
CountyKing Co.
Continentnorth america
HabitatMostly in moist virgin forests of Pseudotsuga, Thuya, Abies, Tsuga, Acer, Alnus, etc. A few in peat bogs, some on rather dry coniferous slopes and others in open fields and lawns
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
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