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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

U.S. National Fungus Collections (BPI)

Location: USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Systematic Mycology and Microbiology Laboratory
Building 010A, Room 229
10300 Baltimore Ave.
Beltsville, MD 20705 USA
Phone: (301) 504-6921
Fax: (301) 504-5810
HerbariumBPI@ars.usda.gov

Visit the herbarium specimen database to search for specimens in BPI

Herbarium acronym: BPI
Loans: To recognized institutions and scientists [Loan policy]
Number of accessions: 1,000,000 collections; 65,000 taxa, including species and varieties. Specimen data for most groups of fungi have been computerized
Type Specimens: 25,000
Associated libraries: 5,600 volumes, 75,000 pamphlets and reprints
Internet access: http://nt.ars-grin.gov/fungaldatabases/specimens/specimens.cfm
Scientists: Dr. Amy Y. Rossman, Hypocreales, Calonectria, Nectria, Ophionectria, plant pathogenic fungi
Dr. Lisa A. Castlebury, Ustilaginales
Dr. Jo Anne Crouch, Molecular systematics and genomics of plant pathogenic fungi
Dr. Stephen Rehner, Molecular systematics of insect-associated fungi
Correspondence: HerbariumBPI@ars.usda.gov

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Last Modified: 11/26/2013
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