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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvincePennsylvania
County/ParishIndiana Co.
Locality3 Mi. Ne Of Shelocta
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00654130
Collected ByL. K. Henry
Date Collected1953-07-15

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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 NameRussula ochroleucoides
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderRussulales
FamilyRussulaceae
GenusRussula
Specific Epithetochroleucoides
Scientific Name AuthorsKauffman
Specimen
Identified ByL. K. Henry
Catalog Number00654130
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID135205
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByL. K. Henry
Date Collected1953-07-15
Year1953
Month7
Day15
Start Day of Year196
Collection RemarksCarnegie Museum no.15814
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvincePennsylvania
CountyIndiana Co.
Continentnorth america
Locality3 mi. NE of Shelocta
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=135205
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameRussula ochroleucoides
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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