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U.S. National Fungus Collections

U.S. National Fungus Collections

This is an access point for six databases: Specimens in the U.S. National Fungus Collections (repository for over one million fungal specimens worldwide--the largest such collections in the world); Fungus-Host Distributions (reports of fungi on vascular plants and plant products according to their distribution by state (for the U.S.) and country taken from over 12,000 literature sources. Currently the database contains 80,000 fungal taxa on 56,000 vascular plant hosts representing 324,000 unique host-fungus combinations); Literature (more than 33,000 references on the systematics of plant pathogenic fungi); Nomenclature (information on the accepted names, synonyms and alternate states for approximately 40,000 fungal names); Index to Saccardo's Sylloge Fungorum (all the fungal names included... Show More


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