North Carolina State University, Larry F. Grand Mycological Herbarium (NCSLG)

The Dr. Larry F. Grand Mycological Herbarium at North Carolina State University is housed in the Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University. The collection of fungi currently housed in the herbarium are taxonomically diverse and contains specimens from different ecological habitats largely from North Carolina, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. This collection was established in 1970 and is composed primarily of wood decay (~2900 specimens) and plant pathogenic fungi (~3600 specimens), particularly those associated with species of woody plants found in forest ecosystems. The remaining specimens in the collection consist of mushrooms, jelly, rust, and smut fungi that are represented by approximately 2400 specimens.
Contacts: Marc A Cubeta,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 September 2016
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 6,806 specimen records
  • 6,621 (97%) georeferenced
  • 6,497 (95%) identified to species
  • 185 families
  • 603 genera
  • 1,505 species
  • 1,543 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics