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)
Contacts: Beatriz Ortiz-Santana, bortizsantana@fs.fed.us
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 12 April 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 62,566 specimen records
  • 34,222 (55%) georeferenced
  • 47,073 (75%) identified to species
  • 200 families
  • 993 genera
  • 4,506 species
  • 4,589 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics