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North American Mycoflora Project

Murphrooms is proud to be a part of the North American Mycoflora Project!

For those of you that don't know what the North American Mycoflora Project is, this is what they have to sat on their website:

"The North American Mycoflora Project is a collaboration between professional mycologists and citizen scientists to identify and map the distribution of macrofungi throughout North America. It allows the scientific community to tap into the vast amount of knowledge and data amassed by individuals and mycology clubs, and can provide a new focus for amateur efforts.
Key components of this project include careful documentation and preparation of specimens (vouchering), depositing these specimens in a herbarium, and DNA sequencing to complement the morphological observations that amateur mycologists already use.

There are more than 10,000 members of North American Mycological Association (NAMA) affiliated clubs and hundreds of thousands of people in online groups interested in identify…