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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryChile
State/ProvinceValparaíso Province
County/ParishJuan Fernández
LocalityJuan Fernandez Islands. Masatierra. Portezuelo D Villagra
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00618467
Collected ByC. J. F. Skottsberg; Inga Skottsberg
Date Collected1917-04-02

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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 NameUredo robinsoniae
Kingdomfungi
Phylumbasidiomycota
Classpucciniomycetes
Orderpucciniales
FamilyUredinales incertae sedis
GenusUredo
Specific Epithetrobinsoniae
Scientific Name AuthorsKeissl.
Specimen
Type Statussyntype
Identified ByK. von Keissler
Catalog Number00618467
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID141439
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. J. F. Skottsberg; Inga Skottsberg
Date Collected1917-04-02
Year1917
Month4
Day2
Start Day of Year92
Collection RemarksAlso see NY 618465-66
Locality
CountryChile
State / ProvinceValparaíso Province
CountyJuan Fernández
Continentsouth america
LocalityJuan Fernandez Islands. Masatierra. Portezuelo d Villagra
Maximum Elevation in Meters550
Minimum Elevation in Meters550
Other
Modified2014-01-20 17:27:33
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=141439
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameUredo robinsoniae
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