University of Illinois, Illinois Natural History Survey Fungarium (ILLS)

The herbarium contains 250,000 plant specimens and the fungarium contains 75,000 fungal specimens.
Specialty: Vascular plants and fungi of Illinois, southeastern and midwestern U.S., Great Smoky Mountains National Park; limited neotropical; recent Kyrgyzstan; Rosaceae subfamily Maloideae.
Date Founded: 1858.
Director of the Herbarium/Fungarium: Andrew Miller, amiller7@illinois.edu, 2172440439 (ORCID #: 0000-0001-7300-0069)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 2 December 2020
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 57,355 specimen records
  • 55,484 (97%) georeferenced
  • 15,439 (27%) with images (41,822 total images)
  • 8 GenBank references
  • 50,433 (88%) identified to species
  • 357 families
  • 1,965 genera
  • 7,507 species
  • 7,714 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics