Contact Us

Patrick R. Leacock, Ph.D.
mycoguide@gmail.com
Mycologist and Botanist
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Author and Webmaster for MycoGuide.com

For Field Museum matters:
Patrick R. Leacock, Ph.D., Adjunct Curator, Mycology
pleacock@fieldmuseum.org
Gantz Family Collections Center
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605-2496 USA

For mushroom related programs in Chicago, please visit the Illinois Mycological Association. For recommended books and other clubs see Resources.

Most of the recent Chicago area collections are not yet accessioned and the data are not online. Specimens are at the Field Museum herbarium; acronym = F. If you wish to borrow Chicago specimens for DNA molecular phylogeny or monograph work, please contact Patrick so he can pull the recent specimens for you.

See this Contacts page for information regarding specimens from the Voucher Collection Project, North American Mycological Association.

For all other loans to another institution please contact the Collections Manager. Accessioned collection data is available from MycoPortal or the Field Museum database.

Matt von Konrat, Ph.D., FLS
mvonkonrat@fieldmuseum.org
Head of Botanical Collections
Gantz Family Collections Center
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605-2496 USA