Mushroom Barcoding Project

Volunteers from the San Diego Mycological Society have been vouchering some of the mushroom specimens gathered during their forays in the SD Herbarium at the San Diego Natural History Museum, with the goal of eventually creating a synoptic collection cataloguing the mushrooms of our county. Read our short article “Barcoding Mushrooms in a Biodiversity Hotspot”. In 2014, we began preserving tiny tissue samples from the specimens so they could be DNA barcoded. Barcoding is … Continue reading Mushroom Barcoding Project