Field Museum of Natural History (F)

Additional electronic access to F database is available at: http://emuweb.fieldmuseum.org/botany/Query.php. Specialty: Phanerogams worldwide with emphasis on tropical and North America, especially rich in collections from Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Peru; pteridophytes worldwide with emphasis on Guatemala, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru; bryophytes worldwide; mosses of North America, Central America, Andean South America, and Australasia; hepatics of north temperate, South America, and south temperate; all groups of fungi, especially basidiomycetes with emphasis on New World and lichenized fungi of north temperate and Central America; algae worldwide, especially Cyanobacteria; economic botany.

Collection Manager (Mycology & Lichenology): Todd Widhelm, twidhelm@fieldmuseum.org, 3126657057 (ORCID #: 0000-0001-6453-3429)
Curator: H. Thorsten Lumbsch, tlumbsch@fieldmuseum.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 31 May 2022
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Drive
Gantz Family Collection Center
Chicago, Illinois   60605
United States
3126657057
Collection Statistics
  • 71,408 specimen records
  • 37,685 (53%) georeferenced
  • 41,075 (58%) with images (100,461 total images)
  • 50,376 (71%) identified to species
  • 163 families
  • 812 genera
  • 7,167 species
  • 7,646 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics