The Fungal Herbarium of the University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS), Florida Museum of Natural History, is managed by the Department of Plant Pathology. It is located in Building 737, a building on Hull Road west of Fifield Hall on the University of Florida campus. Contact the Fungal Herbarium staff for more information and directions.
The Curator of the Fungal Herbarium is Dr. Matthew E. Smith.
Mailing Address: Dr. Matthew E. Smith Fungal Herbarium Department of Plant Pathology 2517 Fifield Hall 2550 Hull Rd. University of Florida P.O. Box 110180 Gainesville, Florida 32611-0180 Telephone: (352) 273-2837 Email: trufflesmith@[no spam]ufl.edu
Dr. Matthew E. Smith
Phone: (352) 273-2837
Email: trufflesmith@[no spam]ufl.edu
Projects/specialties: Systematics and ecology of Fungi - molecular ecology; ecology of ectomycorrhizal fungi; taxonomy of truffles
Barry Kaminsky, Curatorial Associate
Email: barrykaminsky@[no spam]ufl.edu
Phone: (352) 273-4632
Dr. Gerald L. Benny, Courtesy Research Professor
Phone: (352) 273-4684
Email: gbenny@[no spam]ufl.edu
Projects/specialties: Zygomycete and plectomycete development and taxonomy
A searchable database of macrofungi specimens is available at the Mycology Collections Portal website: