University of Tennessee Fungal Herbarium (TENN-F)

The University of Tennessee fungal herbarium (TENN FU) comprises 63,000 barcoded and databased specimens emphasizing the southeastern North America but with significant collections from New Zealand and China. Approximately 54,000 specimens are pertinent to this project and include voucher specimens for studies of Hesler, Petersen and students.

Contact: Brandon Matheny, Fungal Curator (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 97e2d271-3744-48a3-92b5-5a86afbfb01d
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 72,797 occurrence
  • 72,145 (99%) georeferenced
  • 15,798 (22%) with images
  • 4 GenBank references
  • 56,555 (78%) identified to species
  • 306 families
  • 1,553 genera
  • 10,631 species
  • 10,721 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics