Chrysler Herbarium - Mycological Collection (CHRB)

The Chrysler Herbarium (CHRB) is the last internationally recognized herbarium still in existence in the state of New Jersey. Over 150,000 vascular plant and algal collections, about 7,000 moss and liverwort specimens, and 2,600 lichen specimens form are collection and are arranged and catalogued systematically. The collection is worldwide in scope, with an emphasis on New Jersey and the Mid-Atlantic area, and contains specimens back to the mid-1800s.

Contacts: Chrysler Herbarium,, 848-932-4011
Director: James White,, 848-932-6286
Collections Manager: Megan R. King,, 848-932-4158
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: de4dc41d-b50a-4638-8d6a-7604d3e1abfd
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 34,941 specimen records
  • 1,375 (4%) georeferenced
  • 34,939 (100%) with images (45,035 total images)
  • 18,776 (54%) identified to species
  • 228 families
  • 657 genera
  • 5,898 species
  • 5,929 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics