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Specimen Record

Lindra thalassiaeOrpurt, Meyers, Boral & Simms

From New York Botanical Garden

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
LocalityMiami Beach (atlantic Ocean)
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01312706
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Date Collected1963-12-29

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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 NameLindra thalassiae
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassSordariomycetes
OrderLulworthiales
FamilyLulworthiaceae
GenusLindra
Specific Epithetthalassiae
Scientific Name AuthorsOrpurt, Meyers, Boral & Simms
Specimen
Identified ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Catalog Number01312706
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID162375
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer
Collector Number1708- - NY taxon A
Date Collected1963-12-29
Year1963
Month12
Day29
Start Day of Year363
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceFlorida
Continentnorth america
LocalityMiami Beach (Atlantic Ocean)
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=162375
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameLindra thalassiae
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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