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Botany Section

Systematic collection of the Botany Section, the Herbarium of Bosnia and Herzegovina was started in 1890 and is based on the Engler system. It is registered in the Index Herbariorum, the global directory of herbaria, designated by the abbreviation SARA. The Bosnia and Herzegovina Collection contains 55,000 folios, the general collection about 60,000, the Otto Blau Collections 2,503, the Erich Brandis Collections 13,013, and the Type Specimen Collection 385 folios.

The collection of Erich Brandis is the oldest large-scale botanical collection in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Botanic Garden – the exhibition of the Botany Section – covers an area measuring 14,270 square metres. It comprises 12 scientific and exhibitory collections.

Ajla Berberović MA
Flowering plants biologist
Ermana Lagumdžija
Flowering plants biologist
Senior curator
Berina Bečić
Senior curator
Anis Hasanbegović
Kemal Pervan
Senior gardener
Edina Djana
Nihad Ajanović
Head gardener
natural sciences, botany mushrooms, summer cep

Summer cep — Boletus reticulatus (Schff.) Boud.

A member of the boletes family (Boletaceae), this is one of the earliest ceps (edible mushrooms) of the season. It appears as early as May and June, but can appear in autumn as well. It is commonly found in oak-hornbeam and beech forests.

Odjeljenje za prirodne nauke, botanika, gljive, Macromycetes, golubača

Green brittlegill — Russula virescens (Schff. ex Zant.) Fr.

The green brittlegill is one of the most delicious and most recognisable mushrooms from the Russulaceae family. It is common, especially in oak-hornbeam forests, although it can also be found in coniferous forests near fir trees.

Natural sciences, botany, mushroom, Flammulina velutipes (Curt. ex Fr.) Sing.

Winter mushroom — Flammulina velutipes (Curt. ex Fr.) Sing.

The winter mushroom belongs to the family Tricholomataceae. It grows on deciduous trees, especially on stumps of beech, linden, willow, locust, and alder. It grows in clumps or rows.

natural sciences, botany, mushrooms, death cap, Amanita

Death cap — Amanita phalloides (Vaill. ex Fr.) Secr.

The death cap is a deadly poisonous mushroom from the Amanita family (Amanitaceae).

Natural sciences, mushrooms, Macromycetes, fly amanita, Amanita

Fly Amanita — Amanita muscaria L. ex Fr.

The fly amanita is synonymous with toxicity, although it is nowhere near as poisonous as some other members of the Amanita genus and Amanita family (Amanitaceae).