University of British Columbia Herbarium (UBC) - Fungi Collection

Latest version published by University of British Columbia on Sep 8, 2017 University of British Columbia

This dataset includes all digitized fungi in the UBC collection, encompassing approximately 95% of the collection.

Data Records

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 32,334 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 32,334 records in English (3 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (12 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (9 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

University of British Columbia Herbarium (UBC) - Fungi Collection from University of British Columbia. http://dx.doi.org/10.5886/h4px7g4b (accessed on [date])

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of British Columbia. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ca1bcd7e-7387-42f9-81ba-1470db55e3e8.  University of British Columbia publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Canada Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

UBC; University of British Columbia Herbarium; Beaty Biodiversity Museum; Canadensys; Canada; British Columbia; collection; herbarium; specimens; fungi; Occurrence; Specimen

External data

The resource data is also available in other formats

UBC Herbarium Databaseshttp://www.biodiversity.ubc.ca/museum/herbarium/database.html UTF-8 HTML
Canadensys explorerhttp://data.canadensys.net/explorer/en/resources/ubc-fungi-specimens UTF-8 HTML
GBIF data portalhttp://www.gbif.org/dataset/ca1bcd7e-7387-42f9-81ba-1470db55e3e8 UTF-8 HTML

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Olivia Lee
Manager of Bryophyhte, Fungi and Lichen Collections
University of British Columbia Herbarium 3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia CA (604) 822-3344

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Olivia Lee
Manager of Bryophyhte, Fungi and Lichen Collections
University of British Columbia Herbarium 3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia CA (604) 822-3344

Who filled in the metadata:

Olivia Lee
Manager of Bryophyhte, Fungi and Lichen Collections
University of British Columbia Herbarium 3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia CA (604) 822-3344

Who else was associated with the resource:

Principal Investigator
Jeannette Whitton
Director
University of British Columbia Herbarium 3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia CA
http://www.botany.ubc.ca/people/jwhitton.html
Custodian Steward
Olivia Lee
Manager of Bryophyhte, Fungi and Lichen Collections
University of British Columbia Herbarium 3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia CA (604) 822-3344
Principal Investigator
Mary Berbee
Curator, Fungi
University of British Columbia Herbarium 3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia CA
Publisher
University of British Columbia
University of British Columbia 2329 West Mall V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia CA

Geographic Coverage

The UBC Herbarium fungi collection is worldwide in scope, with emphasis on British Columbia & North America.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Fungi represent a separate Kingdom from plants and contain the basidiomycetes (including mushrooms, shelf fungi), ascomycetes (morels, truffles, molds, yeasts), and teliomycetes (smuts, rusts), as well as slime molds.

Kingdom  Fungi,  Protozoa
Phylum  Basidiomycota,  Ascomycota,  Amoebozoa (Slime molds)

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period early 1900s-present

Collection Data

Collection Name University of British Columbia Herbarium (UBC) - Fungi Collection
Collection Identifier UBC
Parent Collection Identifier UBC
Specimen preservation methods Dried

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers ca1bcd7e-7387-42f9-81ba-1470db55e3e8
http://dx.doi.org/10.5886/h4px7g4b
http://data.canadensys.net/ipt/resource?r=ubc-fungi-specimens