USDA Forest Service, Center for Forest Mycology Research (CFMR)

The Herbarium at the Center for Forest Mycology Research at the Forest Products Laboratory is a national repository for the collections of wood decay fungi collected by mycologists since the early 1900's. The herbarium was added to CFMR in 1998. It is estimated that about 70,000 specimens are housed in the collection. USDA Division of Forest Pathology (BFDL); Moved and renamed (after 1981) USDA Forest Service, Center for Forest Mycology Research (CFMR)
Contact: Beatriz Ortiz-Santana (bortizsantana@fs.fed.us)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 11 January 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 62,079 occurrence
  • 33,735 (54%) georeferenced
  • 46,690 (75%) identified to species
  • 199 families
  • 982 genera
  • 4,479 species
  • 4,549 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics