Miami University, Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium (MU)

The Miami University Herbarium houses approximately 675,000 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, algae, lichens, fungi, and fossil plant specimens. The collections are worldwide in scope, with a focus on North America, Ohio, and the Caribbean, with material dating back to the 1790’s. Major fungal collectors include F.W. Anderson, W.B. Cooke, J.B. Ellis, B.M. Everhart, B. Fink, F.O. Grover, F.D. Kelsey, M.L. Lohman, W.A. Murrill, L.O. Overholts, and L.E. Wehmeyer.
Contacts: Michael A. Vincent,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 27151aff-a2aa-428a-8572-8f12c8f9feca
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 56,147 specimen records
  • 28,539 (51%) georeferenced
  • 54,285 (97%) with images (59,056 total images)
  • 49,138 (88%) identified to species
  • 369 families
  • 1,803 genera
  • 12,022 species
  • 12,235 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics