University of Washington Herbarium (WTU)

The University of Washington Herbarium's total holdings number over 600,000 specimens of vascular and nonvascular plants, fungi, lichens, and marine algae. The mycological collection consists of over 48,000 specimens (350 of these being types) primarily from Washington and Oregon.
Contacts: David Giblin,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 22 October 2020
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 75,743 specimen records
  • 48,068 (63%) georeferenced
  • 43,689 (58%) with images (70,022 total images)
  • 42,996 (57%) identified to species
  • 255 families
  • 952 genera
  • 5,182 species
  • 5,615 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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