Białystok University of Technology

  • Name

    Białystok University of Technology

  • Herbarium Code


  • Current Status


  • Correspondents

    Marek Wołkowycki, Curator,
    Sławomir Bakier, Research Director,

  • Contact

    [48] 85 682 3727

  • Address

    Institute of Forest Sciences
    Białystok University of Technology
    Piłsudskiego st. 1A
    Hajnówka 17-200

  • Specialty

    Taxonomic Coverage: Fungi (non-lichenized and lichenized), Algae, Bryophyta, Vascular plants

    Geography: Poland (predominantly northeast part; Białowieża Primeval Forest)

  • Notes

    Entered March 2022. There are sections in the herbarium with independent specimen numbering, denoted by suffixes added to the main acronym: BLS M – theleomorphic fungi with macroscopic fructifications; BLS F – fungi with microscopic fructifications; BLS L – lichenized fungi; BLS A – algae, BLS B – bryophytes. Vascular plants are documented under acronym BLS without a suffix. The herbarium includes one of the most representative collection of higher fungi (Ascomycota and Basidiomycota) from Białowieża Primeval Forest. The data about fungi with macroscopic fructifications are included in GBIF system.

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  • Number of Specimens


  •   Num. of Specimens Num. Databased Num. Imaged
    Algae 50
    Bryophytes 2000
    Fungi/Lichens 12000 5000 3000
    Pteridophytes 500 500 500
    Seed Plants 9000 9000 9000
  • Date Founded


  • Updated


  • Important Collectors

    M. Wołkowycki