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