Fungi of French Guiana

Latest version published by Unité Mixte de Recherche EcoFoG (Ecologie des Forêts de Guyane) on 18 April 2019 Unité Mixte de Recherche EcoFoG (Ecologie des Forêts de Guyane)

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Fungi of French Guiana: a dataset to gather taxonomic, environmental and molecular data thanks to a comprehensive, stratified and reproducible sampling scheme in 126 plots positioned representative of the main forests habitats

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Schimann H, Roy M (2018): FunGuy. v1.0.


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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Unité Mixte de Recherche EcoFoG (Ecologie des Forêts de Guyane). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ca0dfc4e-6a98-4b1b-b010-c6ce894a72f1.  Unité Mixte de Recherche EcoFoG (Ecologie des Forêts de Guyane) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF France.


Occurrence; French Guiana; Fungi; Basidiomycota; Amazon rainforest; Guiana Shield


Heidy Schimann
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Campus agronomique BP316
97379 Kourou
French Guiana
Mélanie Roy
  • Originator
Paul Sabatier University
118 route de Narbonne
31062 Toulouse
Gaëlle Jaouen
  • Metadata Provider
  • Point Of Contact
Research engineer
Campus agronomique BP316
97379 Kourou
French Guiana
GBIF France
  • Distributor
IT support
GBIF France
GBIF France - MNHN Géologie CP48, 43 rue Buffon
75005 Paris

Geographic Coverage

French Guiana

Bounding Coordinates South West [2.11, -54.56], North East [5.75, -51.56]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2011-01-01 / 2019-01-01

Project Data

Study of fungi diversity in French Guiana (FunGuy) and DIssecting Amazonian Diversity by Enhancing a Multiple taxa Approach (Diadema)

Title FunGuy and Diadema
Funding LabEx Ceba (http://www.labex-ceba.fr/), ANR-10-LABX-25-01
Study Area Description French Guiana

The personnel involved in the project:

Heidy Schimann
  • Point Of Contact

Bibliographic Citations

  1. http://www.ecofog.gf/spip.php?article827
  2. http://www.ecofog.gf/spip.php?article670

Additional Metadata

The dataset is focused on basidiomycota of French Guiana. It gathered 245 genera belonging to 75 families. 96% of specimens are determined at the genus level (27% at the species level).

Alternative Identifiers ca0dfc4e-6a98-4b1b-b010-c6ce894a72f1