Associazione Gruppi Micologici Toscani

  • Name

    Associazione Gruppi Micologici Toscani

  • Herbarium Code


  • Current Status


  • Correspondents

    Alessandra Matteini, Curator, Dott,
    Alessio Pierotti, Dott,

  • Contact

    328 7689710

  • Address

    Erbario Associazione Gruppi Micologici Toscani
    Associazione Gruppi Micologici Toscani
    Via Turi 8
    Santa Croce sull'Arno

  • Specialty

    Taxonomic Coverage: Macrofungi; Microfungi; Lichens;

    Geography: Italy, especially Tuscany region

  • Notes

    AGMT was founded in 1993 to collect Tuscan mycological associations and to promote mycological research. To date, the AGMT consists of 25 groups. The Association carries on intense editorial, scientific, legislative and local activities. Since its foundation AGMT has been collaborating with the Tuscany Region: since 2012 it has been organizing preparatory courses for the collection and consumption of epigean mushrooms. The AGMT herbarium is kept at the Study Center, which also houses a library and a microscopy laboratory. Among the publications, in addition to the Annali Micologici AGMT and Micologia Toscana, we mention the volumes \"Storia della micologia in Toscana\", \"I funghi in Toscana. Mappatura e censimento dei macromiceti epigei\" and \"Libro rosso dei macromiceti della Toscana\". Every year, the Segreteria Scientifica organizes a scientific committee that has reached the thirty-sixth edition in 2019. In 2019 the first edition of the course of molecular mycological systematic and first conference for rediscovery and enhancement of mycological herbaria was organized.

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  • Number of Specimens


  •   Num. of Specimens Num. Databased Num. Imaged
    Fungi/Lichens 13513 13245
    Seed Plants
  • Date Founded


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  • Incorporated Herbaria

    AGMT Erbario Centrale Toscano ser. I (862 specimens) in 1992-1997;
    Erbari Comitati scientifici AGMT (644 specimens) in 2009-[open];
    Erbario AGMT Erbario Centrale Toscano ser. II (1727 specimens) 1999-[open] - Erbario Marco Clericuzio (1731 specimens) 1991-[open].;
    Erbario AMB Gruppo di Volterra (31 specimens) in 2008-2018;
    Erbario Associazione Mico-Botanica \"Cicconofri\" Falconara (413) in 2003-2020;
    Erbario Bonelli (138 specimens) in 1996-1997;
    Erbario Cecchini Narducci (300 specimens) in 2016-2017;
    Erbario Francesco Doveri (4060 specimens) in 1989-2016;
    Erbario Ilario Filippi (268 specimens) in 1982-1990;
    Erbario Lamberto Gori (1579 specimens) in 1984-2015;
    Erbario Lamberto Gori \'Funghi ipogei lucchesia\' (536 specimens) in 1986-2011;
    Erbario Lami (50 specimes) in 2017-2019;
    Erbario Merlini (77 specimens) in 1993-1997;
    Erbario Pera (198 specimens) in 2011-[open];
    Gruppo Micologico Livornese (229 specimens) in 1996-1999;
    Museo di Scienze Naturali di Rosignano (670 specimens) in 1990-2018

  • Important Collectors

    I. Filippi, F. Doveri, L. Gori