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.

Contacts: Brandon Matheny, Fungal Curator, pmatheny@utk.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 97e2d271-3744-48a3-92b5-5a86afbfb01d
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 73,357 specimen records
  • 72,729 (99%) georeferenced
  • 16,272 (22%) with images (22,761 total images)
  • 4 GenBank references
  • 57,029 (78%) identified to species
  • 308 families
  • 1,556 genera
  • 10,685 species
  • 10,789 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics