PROJECT PROTOCOLS

As a participant in this project, we ask that you follow the protocols outlined below. They are all straight-forward and should become second nature as you perform them a few times. Contact us if you have any questions or suggestions for improvements.

Begin Your Project

Register your project and obtain the materials you will need to get started. 

Upload Content

Explore the options you have for uploading your photographs and data into our online databases.

Vouchering Specimens

Learn how to properly document your specimens in the field.

Tissue Collection

To get the best price on sequencing, learn one of these simple techniques to send tissue to our facility.

Fungarium Submission

Learn how to prepare your physical specimens for submission to your partner repository (fungarium). 

DNA Sequencing

Learn the options we offer to have your mushrooms genetically sequenced. 

Analyzing your Results

Learn what types of data you will get back and what you can do with the data you receive.

Creating your Mycoflora

Bring all the data you have generated into a cohesive end product by generating your local mycoflora.

Sharing your Results

Our goal is to keep data freely flowing between all project participants. Learn how to connect your data to others in the project.

Become one of our project participants!

About North American Mycoflora Project

We are working towards a single goal - the development of the first comprehensive mycoflora of North America. This project is a consortium of citizen scientists and professional mycologists performing a biological survey of all the macrofungi that occur in North America.

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