Institute of the Industrial Ecology Problems of the North of Kola Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. (INEP-F)

There are three collections in the herbarium. The main collection contains vascular plants (1500 specimens), fungi (1600 specimens), lichens (500 specimens) and bryophytes (1320 specimens) from the Murmansk Region and other northern regions. Additionally, the Museum of Bacteria, Algae and Microfungi of the Kola Peninsula includes strains of bacteria (37), algae (200) and microfungi (395) isolated from soils (virgin and polluted by industrial emissions of the «Severonikel» and the «Pechenganikel» enterprises, of the aluminium plant, oil-contaminated), air and anthropogenically altered environment (apatite-nepheline ore, nepheline sands, circulating water of mining plant and others) of Kola Peninsula. Another special collection, Diatoms of the Euro-Arctic Region, includes specimens of diatom complexes from the sediments and biotopes from polytypic ancient and modern water bodies, periphyton and plankton of Euro-Arctic Region: Kola Peninsula (Imandra Lake, River Paz system, mountain lakes and rivers of Khibiny and Chuna-tundra massifs and others), Arkhangelsk region (River Pechora basin), lakes and streams of Novaya Zemlya Island, Svalbard archipelago, Barents, Norwegian, Greenland and Laptev’s Seas. This collection, founded in 1993, contains 150 different specimens (about 3700 slides). First volume of the Fungi Exsiccates from Murmansk Region issued in 2016. The present fascicule includes labels of 15 species: Amylostereum chailletii, Asterodon ferruginosus, Ceraceomyces serpens, Cerioporus mollis, Ceriporiopsis mucida, Clavaria fragilis, Laurilia sulcata, Laxitextum bicolor, Ramariopsis subtilis, Oxyporus populinus, Phellinus laevigatus, Sistotrema confluens, Skeletocutis stellae, Veluticeps abietina, Xanthoporus syringae.
Contacts: Maria Korneykova, Curator of the Museum of Bacteria and Microfungi of the Kola Peninsula,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 12 October 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 1,026 specimen records
  • 573 (56%) georeferenced
  • 52 (5%) with images (52 total images)
  • 1,024 (100%) identified to species
  • 40 families
  • 128 genera
  • 223 species
  • 223 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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