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Plant Pathology Herbarium

The Cornell Plant Pathology Herbarium (CUP) is a large research collection of preserved fungi and other organisms that cause plant diseases. CUP is the fourth or fifth largest mycological herbarium in North America. The collection holds about 400,000 fungus and plant disease specimens, including more than 7,000 type specimens, each the first of its kind to be described and named. The CUP Photograph Collection includes about 60,000 historical scientific photographs of mushrooms, agricultural practices, plant diseases and portraits.