HERBARIUM OF DEPARTMENT OF PLANT PATHOLOGY,
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Frederick D. Heald in 1915 and enlarged and improved by Professor
Charles Gardner Shaw, the Mycological Herbarium contains
approximately 70,000 specimens of fungi. It represents all
major groups of fungi, with particular strength in smut fungi, downy
mildew fungi, pyrenomycetes and various other parasitic fungi.
Although the parasitic fungi of the Pacific Northwest are
emphasized, the collection contains materials from throughout the
Collections of particular importance include those of Wilhelm
Suksdorf, Roderick Sprague, Jack D. Rogers, Ruben Duran, C. G. Shaw,
and W. B. Cooke. Loans are available to individuals associated
with recognized botanical institutions throughout the world.
Specialists wishing to utilize the facilities of the Mycological
Herbarium are welcome by prior arrangement.
Palouse Mycological Association (PMA)
For mycological resources available
on the Internet, please see WSU
Mycological Herbarium Specimen Search.
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