Florida Museum of Natural History

University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)

Fungal Herbarium

LOCATION

The Fungal Herbarium of the University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS), Florida Museum of Natural History, is managed by the Department of Plant Pathology. It is located in Building 737, a building on Hull Road west of Fifield Hall on the University of Florida campus. Contact the Fungal Herbarium staff for more information and directions.

CONTACT INFORMATION

The Curator of the Fungal Herbarium is Dr. Matthew E. Smith.

Mailing Address:  Dr. Matthew E. Smith
                  Dept. of Plant Pathology
                  2517 Fifield Hall
                  University of Florida
                  PO Box 110680
                  Gainesville FL 32611-0680  

Telephone:        (352) 273-2837
Email:            trufflesmith@[no spam]ufl.edu

STAFF

Curator:
Dr. Matthew E. Smith
Phone: (352) 273-2837
Email: trufflesmith@[no spam]ufl.edu
Projects/specialties: Systematics and ecology of Fungi - molecular ecology; ecology of ectomycorrhizal fungi; taxonomy of truffles

Dr. Gerald L. Benny
Phone: (352) 273-4684
Email: gbenny@[no spam]ufl.edu
Projects/specialties: Zygomycete and plectomycete development and taxonomy

COLLECTION DATABASE

A searchable database of macrofungi specimens is available at the Mycology Collections Portal website:

http://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/index.php