Herbarium Acronym: ILLS Affiliated Institution: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Herbarium Location: Illinois Natural History Survey, 1909 South Oak Street, Champaign, Illinois, Champaign County, 61820, UNITED STATES Phone Number: 2172440439 Herbarium Webpage:http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/collections/fungi
Name of Primary Contact: Dr. Andrew N. Miller Email of Primary Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Currently accepting specimens?: Yes
Location requirements for collections:: None. Describe identification requirements:: Only material identified to genus will be accepted. Describe other metadata requirements:: Complete locality data including: Collector, Collector number, Identified By, Date, Country, State, County, location, substrate, host, latitude, longitude, elevation, and notes is required. Describe preservation requirements:: Specimens must be fully dried on a food dehydrator. Do NOT overcook specimens as this destroys DNA! Describe taxa of specific interest:: All Describe taxa not accepted:: None Other submission requirements:: Donations of $15 per specimen to help alleviate accessioning costs gladly accepted. Do you digitize collections?: Yes Typical timeframe for a collection to be digitized:: 1 month Able to accept and associate digital photographs with collections?: Yes
The herbarium contains 250,000 plant specimens and the fungarium contains 80,000 fungal specimens.