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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaryland
County/ParishMontgomery
LocalityPfister's Woods, Laurel
Institution CodeVpi
Catalog NumberVpi-f-0002105
Collected ByS Lindsay
Date Collected1967-07-19

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The mycological collections at Virginia Tech include primarily Basidiomycetes with emphases on the Agaricales, Boletales, Gasteromycetes, and the Aphyllophorales. In addition, a small Ascomycete collection with emphasis on Discomycetes is present. The collection has been a pivotal part of the program of teaching and research in mycology over the past from 1970 through 2005. With the retirement of Dr. Orson K. Miller, the mycological collection entered a static stage in terms of growth. In 2012, the bulk of the collection was transferred to the New York Botanical Garden with 5000 specimens from the Southeastern United States remaining at VPI. Many collections are complemented by fresh notes, color transparencies and black and white negatives. A Microsoft Access database contains nearly 15,000 records, including all specimens currently housed at VPI. The mycological herbarium is participating in the Macrofungi Collections Consortium Digitization Project during 2013-2014 and will be available online at a later date.

Prior to being moved to the New York Botanical Garden, the collection contained an estimated 29,500 specimens. Geographical coverage included major collections from Virginia and the Appalachian region, central Idaho and northwestern Montana. In addition, an Alaskan collection numbered more than 6000 with emphasis on arctic and alpine tundra fungi. Major foreign collection were from Europe, Western Australia, Republic of Korea and from The Greater Antilles, especially Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica. Additional collections came from Canada, Japan, South Africa, and Thailand. Those interested in consulting specimens from outside the SE United States region should contact the New York Botanical Garden.

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Taxonomy
Scientific NameInocybe sororia
KingdomFungi
PhylumBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderAgaricales
FamilyInocybaceae
GenusInocybe
Specific Epithetsororia
Scientific Name AuthorsKauffman
Specimen
Identified ByOKM
Catalog NumberVPI-F-0002105
Institution CodeVPI
Occurrence ID2030222
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByS Lindsay
Collector NumberJL 39
Date Collected1967-07-19
Year1967
Month7
Day19
Start Day of Year200
Collection Remarks(near languinosa) see OKM card
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceMaryland
CountyMontgomery
Continentnorth america
LocalityPfister's Woods, Laurel
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Modified2014-07-19 13:20:16
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=2030222
dwc:dispositionVPI
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameInocybe sororia
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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