University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS-Fungi)

The University of Florida Herbarium is a unit of the Department of Natural History of the Florida Museum of Natural History. The herbarium is affiliated with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Department of Biology and the Department of Plant Pathology. The FLAS acronym is the standard international abbreviation for the University of Florida Herbarium. It is derived from the herbarium's early association with the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station. Our mission focuses in plant collections acquisition and care, research based on the collections, education and public service.

Curator: Matthew Smith, trufflesmith@ufl.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 7 September 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 21,814 specimen records
  • 14,332 (66%) georeferenced
  • 19,649 (90%) with images (30,008 total images)
  • 1 GenBank genetic references
  • 783 (4%) identified to species
  • 273 families
  • 34 genera
  • 131 species
  • 137 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics