Description

Reference collection of forest fungi for use by New South Wales State Forests foresters and scientists.

The international wood collection was transferred to the State Herbarium of New South Wales (NSW).

The forest plants collection is in long-term storage at their Coffs Harbour branch site.

Of the 4,500 specimens approximately 3,000 have not been identified.

Statistics taken (October 2010):

http://sweetgum.nybg.org/ih/herbarium.php?irn=126042 (Index Herbariorum)

http://www.biocol.org/search/goto/page/0/index/0/id/14117?search=%40CODE%3ANSWF (Biodiversity Collections Index)

The collection was established in 1936 and continues to the present.

Taxonomic range

New South Wales fungi, especially fungi found in the State Forests.

Kingdoms covered include: Fungi.

Geographic range

New South Wales

Australian states covered include: New South Wales.

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the State Forests of New South Wales Herbarium is 4,500.

Of these 1,500 are databased. This represents 33.3 % of the collection.

Click the Records & Statistics tab to access those database records that are available through the atlas.

Metadata last updated on 2010-10-15 14:33:40.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The State Forests of New South Wales Herbarium has an estimated 4,500 specimens.
The collection has databased 33.3 % of these (1,500 records).

No database records for this collection can be accessed through the Atlas of Living Australia.

No records are available for viewing in the ALA.

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