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Title: Fungi of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands: a history of previous surveys, current status, and the future

Source: 776: 123-135.

Author(s)Lodge, D. Jean.

Publication Year: 1996  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: TH E NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES published two issues containing fungi in the Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands in 19261 and 19322,3 (Volume VIII) under the Phyllum Thalo- phyta. Algae, bacteria, actinomycetes and lichens were also included in Phyllum Thalophyta by the survey, but are not discussed in this chapter. Today, fungi are classified in a separate kingdom, with the true fungi in a separate subkingdom (Eumycota) from the slime molds (Myxomycota). With the publication of the Supplement to Mycology in 1932, the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) Scientific Survey covered approximately 1610 fungi including the slimemolds.

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 952 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/10/2018
RITS Product ID: 91748
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Lodge, D. Jean

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