Herbarium of Fungi – University of Copenhagen

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The Herbarium of Fungi

Curator: Henning Knudsen

The herbarium includes about 184,000 specimens of all groups of fungi from all over the world. It includes the largest collection of Danish fungi with about 6,000 species and the largest collection of Greenland fungi with about 1,500 species. The type-specimens are under registration. A large part of the herbarium is digitalised and found in the database for Fungi, among them ca. 4700 from Denmark.

The most important collections of the following mycologists are found in the herbarium:
M. P. Christiansen (M. P. Christ.)
H. Dissing (Dissing)
E. Chr. Hansen (E. C. Hans.)
K. Hauerslev (Hauerslev)
J. E. Lange (J. E. Lange)
M. Lange (M. Lange)
F. H. Møller (F. H. Møller)
E. Rostrup (Rostr.)
J. Schäffer (Jul. Schäff.)
C. F. Schumacher (Schumach.)

Important exsiccati in the herbarium:
Allescher & Schnabl: Fungi bavarici
Balansa: Plantes du Paraguay
Cryptogamas exsiccatas editae a Museo Historiae Naturalis Vindobonensi
Flora exsiccata austro-hungarica
Flora lusitanica exsiccata
Fries: Scleromyceti sueciæ
Jaap: Fungi selecti exsiccati
Herbier Barbey-Boissier
Kabát & Bubák: Fungi imperfecti exsiccati
Korf Discomycetae exsiccatae
Kryptogamae exsiccatae
Linhart: Fungi hungarici
Liro: Mycotheca fennica
Lundell, Nannfeldt, Holm, Ryman: Fungi exsiccati sueciae
Mäkinen: Fungi exsiccati fennici
Migula: Kryptogamae germaniae, austriae et helvetiae exsiccati
Mycotheca Petropolitana
Nikolajeva: Aphyllophorales URSS exsiccati
Plantae varsavienses exsiccati
Petrak: Flora bohemiae et moraviae exsiccatae
Rabenhorst: Fungi europaei exsiccati
Rabenhorst-Winter: Fungi europaei
Rabenhorst-Pazschke: Fungi europaei et extraeuropaei
Romell: Fungi exsiccati præsertim scandinavici
Savulescu: Herbarium mycologicum romanicum
Schroeter: Pilze Schlesiens
Shear: New York Fungi
Sydow: Mycotheca germanica
Sydow: Fungi exotici exsiccati
Sydow: Ustilagineen
Svrcek: Fungi selecti exsiccati
de Thümen: Mycotheca universalis
Vampola: Polyporales exsiccati cechoslovaciae
Vanky: Ustilaginales exsiccata
Vestergren: Micromycetes rariores selecta universalis
Wartmann & Winter: Schweizerische Kryptogamen