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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWisconsin
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01042984
Collected ByJ. J. Davis
Date Collected1916-06-27

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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 NameRamularia umbrina
FamilyAnamorphic fungi
GenusRamularia
Specific Epithetumbrina
Scientific Name AuthorsDavis
Specimen
Type Statusisolectotype
Identified ByU. Braun
Date Identified1995-05-03
Catalog Number01042984
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID153047
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Davis
Collector Number-s.n.
Date Collected1916-06-27
Year1916
Month6
Day27
Start Day of Year179
Collection RemarksLectoisotypus designation by U. Braun HAL 03 May 1919
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceWisconsin
Continentnorth america
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=153047
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameRamularia umbrina
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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