Boletus informaticus

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About this app

We have developed an electronic information system for recording and mapping of fungi in Slovenia. We named the information system Boletus informaticus and includes a web, mobile and desktop application. All applications are intended for the citizen scientists, professional and general public. To use the application, you must register with a valid email address. It is intended for field data collection with a smart device that includes a GPS sensor and a digital camera. This allows us to automatically capture the location (exact coordinates) and the photo, which greatly facilitates and speeds up the data entry. Thus, only the manual selection of the species from the drop-down list is left to the user. The mobile application Boletus informaticus basically works offline. The exchange of data with the central server takes place at the request of the user when it is connected to the Internet and is performed by the synchronization process.
The application was created in author's free time. The database and Web application is hosted on the servers of the Slovenian Forestry Institute.
Updated on
Oct 27, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info, and Photos and videos
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

What's new

The app now uses the device's default camera app to take photos, allowing you to use all the integrated cameras and their features.
We have raised the compatibility of the application to Android version 12L (API 32).
We have added compatibility for using GPS for Android versions 7.0 and higher.
We have added a Forgot Password feature.
We fixed some minor bugs.