About mycological collections in EULS:

  • Collecting period mainly 20th century
  • Estimated number of specimens ca 200 000, type specimens > 550
  • Geographical coverage mainly Eurasia
  • 70 000 specimens collected in Estonia, including the oldest fungal specimens from Balticum
  • Includes 3 different fungal collections: TAAM, EAA and TFC each with own history and strengths
  • Ca ¾ specimens digitized, uploaded to GBIF link and searchable in eBiodiversity link. Digitalization of the remaining goes on.