Illinois Natural History Survey (ILLS)

The herbarium contains 250,000 plant specimens and the fungarium contains 75,000 fungal specimens.
Specialty: Vascular plants and fungi of Illinois, southeastern and midwestern U.S., Great Smoky Mountains National Park; limited neotropical; recent Kyrgyzstan; Rosaceae subfamily Maloideae.
Date Founded: 1858.
Contact: Andrew Miller, Ph.D., Mycologist and Director (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: b01784c6-c5d7-11e4-b6af-00163e00498d
Illinois Natural History Survey Herbarium
University of Illinois
1816 South Oak Street
Champaign, IL   61820
Collection Statistics:
  • 271,754 specimen records
  • 33,957 (12%) georeferenced
  • 43,106 (16%) with images
  • 265,641 (98%) identified to species
  • 444 families
  • 2,853 genera
  • 12,144 species
  • 14,463 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069