Fort Lewis College Herbarium (FLD)

The fungal collection of FLD contains approximately 1700 specimens of principally wood decay and macrofungi with a geographic focus on southwestern Colorado and the greater southwestern United States. The collection was started and built up by Dr. J. Page Lindsey who worked at Fort Lewis College from 1978-2009. FLD also includes a vascular plant collection consisting of ca. 17,000 specimens. The vascular plant collection is fully databased and searchable via the Southwest Environmental Information Network (

Contacts: Ross A. McCauley,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 42ce404f-1ab4-4275-ad1a-1978347d4c17
Digital Metadata: EML File
Fort Lewis College
Department of Biology
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado   81301
Collection Statistics
  • 1,700 specimen records
  • 1,669 (98%) georeferenced
  • 1,700 (100%) with images (1,700 total images)
  • 1,355 (80%) identified to species
  • 114 families
  • 311 genera
  • 789 species
  • 792 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics