Denver Botanic Gardens, Sam Mitchel Herbarium of Fungi (DBG-DBG)

Specialty: Fleshy fungi, ascomycetes, gasteromycetes, and Cortinariaceae of the Rocky Mountain region, mostly Colorado. Housed at Denver Botanic Gardens. Date Founded: 1963. Higher resolution images are available upon request.
Associate Curator: Andrew Wilson, (ORCID #: 0000-0002-1623-4229)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 881dbacb-effd-4a6a-b4f4-45da2579e689
Digital Metadata: EML File
Sam Mitchel Herbarium of Fungi, Denver Botanic Gardens
Freyer – Newman Center
1085 York Street
Denver, Colorado   80204
Collection Statistics
  • 23,421 specimen records
  • 16,737 (71%) georeferenced
  • 21,283 (91%) with images (52,647 total images)
  • 6 GenBank genetic references
  • 15,415 (66%) identified to species
  • 170 families
  • 605 genera
  • 2,834 species
  • 2,903 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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