Rutgers University, Chrysler Herbarium - Mycology Collection (CHRB)

The Chrysler Herbarium (CHRB) is the last internationally recognized herbarium still in existence in the state of New Jersey. Over 150,000 vascular plant and algal collections, about 7,000 moss and liverwort specimens, and 2,600 lichen specimens form are collection and are arranged and catalogued systematically. The collection is worldwide in scope, with an emphasis on New Jersey and the Mid-Atlantic area, and contains specimens back to the mid-1800s.
Contact: Dr. James White, Mycology Curator (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: de4dc41d-b50a-4638-8d6a-7604d3e1abfd
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 36,374 occurrence
  • 1,358 (4%) georeferenced
  • 34,939 (96%) with images
  • 10,300 (28%) identified to species
  • 205 families
  • 544 genera
  • 3,914 species
  • 3,935 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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