Purdue University Herbaria
The Purdue University Herbaria, comprised of the Arthur Fungarium and the Kriebel Herbarium, are located in the Lilly Hall of Life Sciences at Purdue University. Together, the Herbaria contain over 200,000 specimens, with some dating as far back as 1769.
The Arthur Fungarium (PUR) exclusively contains the collection of the Pucciniales, or rust fungi (formerly Uredinales).
The Kriebel Herbarium (PUL) contains non-rust fungi, vascular plants, lichens, algae, and bryophytes.
For more information on the collections and their holdings, history, and current projects, choose one below.
A herbarium is a collection of preserved plant or fungal specimens.
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M. Catherine Aime Lab
Dr. M. Catherine Aime is the Director of the Purdue University Herbaria and Aime Lab. The Aime Lab conducts research on the systematics and biodiversity of fungi. Our research focuses on the earliest diverging lineages of Basidiomycota (Pucciniomycotina, Ustilaginomycotina, and Wallemiomycetes) and on the biodiversity of basidiomycetes in tropical ecosystems. For more information about our research visit our Aime Lab page.Aime Lab Website