The Herbarium

Aaron I. Liston, Director
Melanie A. Link-Perez, Curator

The Herbarium contains more than 450,000 named specimens of seed plants, ferns, mosses, algae, fungi, and lichens. Emphasis is on collections from western North America. The herbarium is the repository for the Morton E. Peck Herbarium of Willamette University, a research collection of Oregon flora consisting of more than 30,000 sheets, and the former University of Oregon herbarium. The mycological collections (J. Spatafora, Curator) consist of approximately 125,000 dried specimens of fungi and lichens, supplemented by microscope slides and a culture collection. These collections include the H.C. Gilbert Myxomycete Collection and the Forest Service Pathology Herbarium. The Herbarium is also the home of the Oregon Flora Project. Location: Cordley Hall. Website: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/botany/herbarium/.