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.
Contact: Andrew Miller, Ph.D., Mycologist and Director (amiller7@illinois.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 15 January 2020
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 54,757 occurrence
  • 54,118 (99%) georeferenced
  • 15,439 (28%) with images
  • 8 GenBank references
  • 48,133 (88%) identified to species
  • 344 families
  • 1,832 genera
  • 6,898 species
  • 6,973 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics