University of Tennessee Fungal Herbarium (TENN-F)

The University of Tennessee fungal herbarium (TENN FU) comprises over 75,000 barcoded and databased specimens emphasizing the southeastern North America but with significant collections from New Zealand and China. Approximately 54,000 specimens are pertinent to this project and include voucher specimens for studies of Hesler, Petersen and students.

Fungal Curator: Dr. Brandon Matheny,
Collections Manager: Margaret Oliver,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 97e2d271-3744-48a3-92b5-5a86afbfb01d
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 76,456 specimen records
  • 75,537 (99%) georeferenced
  • 17,163 (22%) with images (24,152 total images)
  • 131 GenBank, 15 misc genetic references
  • 59,429 (78%) identified to species
  • 353 families
  • 1,659 genera
  • 11,180 species
  • 11,298 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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