Washington State University, Charles Gardner Shaw Mycological Herbarium (WSP)

The Charles Gardner Shaw Mycological Herbarium contains approximately 70,000 fungal specimens. Important collections of smut fungi (G. W. Fischer, R. Duran, L. M. Carris, K. Vanky); downy mildew fungi (C. G. Shaw); powdery mildew fungi (D. A. Glawe); pyrenomycetes (J. D. Rogers); fungi on grasses (R. Sprague). Shaw's Host-Fungus Index for the Pacific Northwest is on-line. Parasitic and wood-decay fungi of Pacific Northwest; grass-parasitic fungi of U.S.; smut fungi; rust fungi; powdery mildews; downy mildews; Xylariaceae, Diatrypaceae, and other pyrenomycetes worldwide.
Contact: Lori Carris (carris@wsu.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: a86f1b5e-693d-48d5-96ab-36f4bdd1be7e
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 72,686 occurrence
  • 71,875 (99%) georeferenced
  • 63,606 (88%) identified to species
  • 373 families
  • 1,983 genera
  • 12,704 species
  • 13,147 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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