Field Museum of Natural History (Bot…

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Field Museum of Natural History (Botany) Lichen Collection

Description

The mycology collection at The Field Museum is a major resource for studies in evolution, systematics, and biodiversity of fungi and lichens and conservation of their habitats. It consists of currently over 200,000 specimens with world-wide coverage and broad taxonomic representation. It is rich in type collections, especially of neotropical taxa and historical types from North America, Europe, and Asia.

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Administrative contact
Sharon Grant
Technology Liaison to Science
The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 S Lake Shore Drive 60605 Chicago IL United States 3126657203
Metadata author
Robert Lucking
Technology Liaison to Science
The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 S Lake Shore Drive 60605 Chicago IL United States 3126657203
Originator
Sharon Grant
Technology Liaison to Science
The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 S Lake Shore Drive 60605 Chicago IL United States 3126657203

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Publication Date

Jul 9, 2012

Registration Date

Jul 11, 2012

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Thorsten Lumbsch
Associate Curator
The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 S Lake Shore Drive 60605 Chicago IL United States