Herbarium Submission

“The proper name for a biodiversity collection of fungal specimens is a Fungarium, though such collections are typically included in (or mis-labeled as) Herbaria due to the historical, and incorrect, inclusion of Fungi in the Plant kingdom.”

Finding a Partner Herbarium

Learn how to find a permanent home for your specimens.

General Considerations

Learn more about general considerations applicable to all fungaria.

Drying Specimens

Learn about how to best organize and dry your specimens.

Creating Specimen Packets

Print off single page foldable packets or labels for each of your specimens.

Temporary Storage & Personal Herbaria

Considerations for storing specimens at home, after collection, but before shipment to herbaria.

Shipping to Herbaria

Dried specimens are typically mailed to fungaria once they are ready.

Herbarium Metadata Spreadsheet

Get the metadata that goes along with your herbarium specimens ready for submission.

About North American Mycoflora Project

NAMP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are working towards a single goal - the development of the first comprehensive mycoflora of North America. This project is a consortium of citizen scientists and professional mycologists performing a biological survey of all the macrofungi that occur in North America.

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