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Technical Resources-Tree and Fungi Identification

 ​Tree Identification

Illinois Based Tree Identification Sites:

Tree Identification Links from Other States 

Oregon State University's Trees of the Pacific Northwest.  This site has a mystery tree challenge good for a home schooling exercise in using a tree identification key.

National Plant Databases 

Mobile Phone App

LEAFSNAP free mobile phone app using visual recognition to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.   The app was developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland and the Smithsonian Institution.


Fungi Identification