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.

Curator: H. Thorsten Lumbsch, tlumbsch@fieldmuseum.org, 312-665-7881
Collection Manager (Mycology & Lichenology): Todd Widhelm, twidhelm@fieldmuseum.org, 3126657057 (ORCID #: 0000-0001-6453-3429)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 May 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Drive
Gantz Family Collection Center
Chicago, Illinois   60605
United States
3126657057
Collection Statistics
  • 62,195 specimen records
  • 36,732 (59%) georeferenced
  • 30,883 (50%) with images (88,318 total images)
  • 49,024 (79%) identified to species
  • 163 families
  • 811 genera
  • 7,151 species
  • 7,435 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics