VIT herbarium-Mycotheca contains ca. 17,700 sheets belonging to 1,700 taxa. It was initiated in 1972. Approximately half of this collection (Micoteca General) was assembled by a large group of collectors integrated in the association Grupo Micológico 111 (Antonio Esteban, Luis Manso, Xabier de Olano, Vivencio Martínez Irigoyen, José Luis García Alija, Isabel Salcedo, Fernando Valluerca, Conrado Albandoz, Esther Abad, Eduardo Benguría and Luis Mª Iriarte). Other collectors to highlight are Germán Bastida, Paulino Elorza and Daniel Apilánez. The other half of the collection is Luis Manso’s personal collection (Micoteca Luis Manso), donated to the Natural Sciences Museum of Alava. 51% of this collection is computerized.
The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 7,300 records.
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Infante Sánchez M, Heras Pérez P (2018): VIT Herbarium - Mycotheca (The Natural History Museum of Álava). v1. Natural History Museum of Alava (Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava/Arabako Natur Zientzien Museoa). Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.gbif.es/resource?r=vit-mycotheca&v=1.0
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Best represented geographic areas: Spain (namely Álava province), other regions and countries are very limited.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-27.059, -18.633], North East [52.483, 53.086]|
Kingdom: Fungi Phylum: Ascomycota Phylum: Basidiomycota Kingdom: Protozoa Phylum: Mycetozoa
|Parent Collection Identifier||VIT Herbarium|
|Specimen preservation methods||Dried|
|Curatorial Units||Count 17,700 +/- 50 specimen|