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About the U.S. National Fungus Collections Nomenclature Database

About the U.S. National Fungus Collections Nomenclature Database                   Back to Nomenclature search form

The nomenclature database includes the nomenclatural information published in Farr et al. (1989), Fungi on Plants and Plant Products in the United States (APS Press, St. Paul MN) in its entirety. Since 1989, data have been added irregularly and the nomenclature has been reviewed for selected plant hosts. Records that have not been recently updated should be interpreted with caution.

Updated nomenclatural information provided on this website consists of the following:

Names excluded from the nomenclature database:

Additional information: General information has been provided in notes on nomenclature, geographic distribution, host plants, substrates, and diseases caused by the fungus. These notes summarize information derived primarily from the literature cited in the nomenclature entry. They are not intended to supplant or replace the detailed information available in the Fungus-Host Distribution Database or other databases.

Literature: Literature citations indicate the primary literature sources used to compile nomenclatural information. Additional literature can be found in the Literature Database. This literature may be the same or different from the literature in the fungus-host distribution database.

Disclaimer: We urge the user to consult primary literature sources for confirmation. While we attempt to verify the accuracy of information provided on this site, no warranty is expressed or implied, and we cannot assume liability for consequences of omissions or errors. For the most part data in the fungus-host distribution database is taken directly from the literature and has not been verified.

Acknowledgments: The project on fungal nomenclature is funded in part by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine, Center for Plant Health Science and Technology.

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U.S. National Fungus Collections Nomenclature Database. May 28, 2017

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

Send comments or questions about the databases to HerbariumBPI@ars.usda.gov

Suggested citation: Farr, D.F., & Rossman, A.Y. Fungal Databases, U.S. National Fungus Collections, ARS, USDA. Retrieved May 28, 2017, from https://nt.ars-grin.gov/fungaldatabases/

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