Illinois Natural History Survey (ILLS)

Since 1858, the Illinois Natural History Survey has been the guardian and recorder of the biological resources of Illinois.
Contact: Andrew Miller, Ph.D., Mycologist and Director (amiller7@illinois.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 30 January 2018
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 48,823 specimen records
  • 5,494 (11%) georeferenced
  • 35,691 (73%) with images
  • 44,588 (91%) identified to species
  • 47 families
  • 48 genera
  • 949 species
  • 1,135 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics