Herbarium Details:
Institute of the Industrial Ecology Problems of the North of Kola Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Herbarium Code:
Current Status:
Maria Korneykova, Curator of the Museum of Bacteria and Microfungi of the Kola Peninsula, korneykova@inep.ksc.ru
Evgene Borovichev, Curator of the Herbarium, borovichyok@mail.ru
Lyudmila Isaeva, Head of Laboratory, isaeva@inep.ksc.ru
[07] 81555 74964
Fax: [07] 81555 79 778
Email: borovichyok@mail.ru
Institute of the Industrial Ecology Problems of the North of Kola Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Academic Campus, 14a
Apatity, Murmansk Region 184209
Number of Specimens:
Important Collectors:
E. A. Borovichev, D. Denisov, N. Fokina, L. G. Isaeva, L.Ya. Kagan, Y. R. Khimich, M.V. Korneykova, V. A. Kostina, G. P. Urbanavichus, Yu.S. Mamontov, A.V. Razumovskaya
Date Founded:
Updated Apr 2017 (specialty, correspondent, important collections updated). There are three collections in the herbarium. The main collection contains vascular plants (1500 specimens), fungi (1600 specimens), lichens (500 specimens) and bryophytes (1320 specimens) from the Murmansk Region and other northern regions. Additionally, the Museum of Bacteria, Algae and Microfungi of the Kola Peninsula includes strains of bacteria (37), algae (200) and microfungi (395) isolated from soils (virgin and polluted by industrial emissions of the «Severonikel» and the «Pechenganikel» enterprises, of the aluminium plant, oil-contaminated), air and anthropogenically altered environment (apatite-nepheline ore, nepheline sands, circulating water of mining plant and others) of Kola Peninsula. Another special collection, Diatoms of the Euro-Arctic Region, includes specimens of diatom complexes from the sediments and biotopes from polytypic ancient and modern water bodies, periphyton and plankton of Euro-Arctic Region: Kola Peninsula (Imandra Lake, River Paz system, mountain lakes and rivers of Khibiny and Chuna-tundra massifs and others), Arkhangelsk region (River Pechora basin), lakes and streams of Novaya Zemlya Island, Svalbard archipelago, Barents, Norwegian, Greenland and Laptev’s Seas. This collection, founded in 1993, contains 150 different specimens (about 3700 slides). First volume of the Fungi Exsiccates from Murmansk Region issued in 2016. The present fascicule includes labels of 15 species: Amylostereum chailletii, Asterodon ferruginosus, Ceraceomyces serpens, Cerioporus mollis, Ceriporiopsis mucida, Clavaria fragilis, Laurilia sulcata, Laxitextum bicolor, Ramariopsis subtilis, Oxyporus populinus, Phellinus laevigatus, Sistotrema confluens, Skeletocutis stellae, Veluticeps abietina, Xanthoporus syringae.
Collections Summary:
  Num. of Specimens Num. Databased Num. Imaged
Algae 200
Bryophytes 1320
Fungi/Lichens 2100
Seed Plants 1500
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