News and Events
Microfungi Collections Consortium (MiCC) website now live
fdex: a simplified names database, primarily for projecting taxonomic hierarchy for fungal taxa.
NSF Press Release (#15-092) -
NSF awards fifth round of grants to enhance America's biodiversity collections
NSF Press Release (#12-082) -
US National Science Foundation awards support for The Macrofungi Collection Consortium, a collaboration of 35 institutions in 24 states for the purpose of databasing
some 1.4 million dried scientific specimens of macrofungi
(NSF ADBC 1206197).
December 2013 - 1,546,358 occurrence records supplied by 31 different data providers have been integrated into MyCoPortal.
NEW - MaCC records are now part of the Zooniverse project Notes from Nature. Please help us by transcribing specimen labels (link).
Image provided by New York Botanical Garden.
Welcome to the Mycology Collections data Portal
The Mycology Collections data Portal (MyCoPortal) is more than just a web site - it is a suite of user-friendly,
web-based data access technologies to aid taxonomists, field biologists, ecologists, educators, and citizen scientists in the
study of fungal diversity. The data are derived from a network of universities, botanical gardens, museums, and agencies that
provide taxonomic, environmental, and specimen-based information. Using the Symbiota (http://symbiota.org) system of
virtual online floras, these data are directly accessible to dynamically generate geo-referenced species checklists, distribution maps,
and interactive identification keys, all linked with a rich collection of digital imagery documenting fungal diversity of North America.
Please join the Mycology Collections Portal as collaborators or regular visitors, and send your feedback to