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Species Fungorum
Entry ID: CABI_Speciesfungorum

Abstract: The world database of fungal names (IndexFungorum; aka funindex)
contains over 345,000 names of fungi (including yeast, lichens,
chromistan fungi, protozoan fungi and fossil forms) at species level
and below derived from a number of published list
have the full citation from the source publication (excluding those
from the last 5 years). Author citations conform with the Brummitt &
Powell standard (now searchable on line through IPNI), or are
indicated '{?}' thus. Many records include information on synonymy and
publication derived from numerous acknowledged sources. You may search
the database by either the species name or the specific epithet.

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Description: Metadata in National Biological Information Infrastructure format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: CABI Bioscience
Dataset Title: Species Fungorum
Dataset Release Place: United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: CABI Bioscience
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
CABI Bioscience, CAB International Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: p.kirk at
Email: p.kirk at
Ken Hudson, editor (Unknown), The Bibliography of Systematic Mycology, bibliography, CABI Bioscience, ongoing

Unknown (Unknown), CABI Bioscience, The Dictionary of the Fungi, 88
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-09-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24