This species is found in association with a variety of Nothofagus species throughout Patagonia. It is not thought to be under significant threat and would not approach the thresholds for listing as threatened under any criterion. Therefore, it is listed as Least Concern.
This ectomycorrhizal species strictly associates with Nothofagus in Patagonia (Chile and Argentina). This is a well-recognizable species that fruits abundantly but locally in fragmented populations based on current data.
This species is recorded from Nothofagus forests of northern and southern Patagonia, and probably occurs throughout the region. It associates with a variety of Nothofagus species.
This species is scattered, but where it is found fruiting, it is abundant.
Population Trend: Stable
This species associates with a variety of Nothofagus species, as well as a range of other taxa (Cybernome 2020).
There are no significant, major threats to this species.
It is known from several protected areas (see map), and increasing awareness of this species at these sites would be beneficial.
There is no reported use or trade of this species.
Cybernome, the Nomenclator for Fungi and their Associated Organisms. [www.cybertruffle.org.uk/cybernome/eng, website accessed: 29/04/20]
Kraisitudomsook, N., Healy, R. A., Pfister, D. H., Truong, C., & Nouhra, E. (2020). Resurrecting the genus Geomorium: Systematic study of fungi in the genera Underwoodia and Gymnohydnotrya ( Pezizales ) with the description of three new South American species. Persoonia 44, 98–112.
Mycology Collections Portal (2020) http://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/list.php. Accessed on March 29 2020, (under the names Geomorium singeri and Underwoodia singeri).
Underwoodia singeri Gamundí & E.Horak in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-03-29.