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.
Contacts: Monique Slipher, mslipher@wsu.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: a86f1b5e-693d-48d5-96ab-36f4bdd1be7e
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 73,702 specimen records
  • 73,224 (99%) georeferenced
  • 64,819 (88%) identified to species
  • 381 families
  • 1,999 genera
  • 12,867 species
  • 13,328 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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  • Anixia (1)
  • Anthracobia (1)
  • Barlaea (2)
  • Byssonectria (1)
  • Cheilymenia (7)
  • Coprobia (1)
  • Geopora (2)
  • Geopyxis (11)
  • Graddonia (1)
  • Humaria (14)
  • Humarina (6)
  • Lachnea (4)
  • Lamprospora (4)
  • Letendraea (1)
  • Melastiza (2)
  • Neottiella (1)
  • Octospora (5)
  • Orbicula (1)
  • Otidea (28)
  • Patella (16)
  • Pseudocollema (1)
  • Pseudombrophila (1)
  • Pseudoplectania (18)
  • Psilopezia (1)
  • Pulvinula (4)
  • Pustularia (2)
  • Pyronema (7)
  • Scutellinia (19)
  • Sepultaria (4)
  • Tarzetta (2)
  • Tricharia (1)
  • Trichophaea (2)