University of Tennessee Fungal Herbarium (TENN-F)

The University of Tennessee fungal herbarium (TENN FU) comprises over 74,000 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.
Contacts: Brandon Matheny, Fungal Curator, pmatheny@utk.edu
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
  • 75,041 specimen records
  • 74,343 (99%) georeferenced
  • 16,726 (22%) with images (23,523 total images)
  • 4 GenBank references
  • 58,225 (78%) identified to species
  • 318 families
  • 1,597 genera
  • 10,855 species
  • 10,970 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics