USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station (FPF)

Specializes in forest fungi of Rocky Mountains and southwestern U.S.; Phoradendron of U.S. and northern Mexico; Arceuthobium worldwide. The collection includes 4622 accessions of fungi from western North America collected 1890 to 1960 that represent fungi causing tree diseases and wood decays. Founded in 1952. Currently housed in the RMRS in Flagstaff, Arizona. Contains an estimated 12,000 specimens.
Contact: Brian Geils (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 3bb71ab5-e52c-4b41-b160-4587e5fa7a45
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 4,505 occurrence
  • 4,418 (98%) georeferenced
  • 3,967 (88%) identified to species
  • 118 families
  • 292 genera
  • 536 species
  • 536 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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