LSUM Bernard Lowy Mycological Herbarium at Louisiana State University - Fungi

Latest version published by Louisiana State University Herbarium on Jun 21, 2018 Louisiana State University Herbarium
Publication date:
21 June 2018
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Louisiana State University Herbarium Lichen Collection: ca. 44,000 specimens, particularly from Louisiana, California, throughout North America, and worldwide through exchange and collections by Shirley C. Tucker.

Data Records

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2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

Occurrence (core)

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University of Louisiana, Bernard Lowy Mycological Herbarium (LSUM)


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 0d4af118-b79e-40c7-9cc6-142c5027cb16.  Louisiana State University Herbarium publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Occurrence; Specimen


Jennie Kluse
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Collections Manager
Louisiana State University
103 Life Science Building
70803-1705 Baton Rouge
Joanna McCaffrey
  • Programmer
Biodiversity Informatics Manager
Louisiana State University
Collection Manager

Geographic Coverage

Collections with emphasis in tropical America and United States.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-62.36, -175.93], North East [87.28, 107.38]

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1880's to present

Additional Metadata