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Laxitextum lutescens Hjortstam & Ryvarden

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Scientific name
Laxitextum lutescens
Author
Hjortstam & Ryvarden
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Russulales
Family
Hericiaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
Comments etc.
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Laxitextum lutescens is characterised by deep yellow colour, amyloid gloeocystidia, and small basidiospores (Hjortstam & Ryvarden 1981).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species is known in 3 countries.


Population and Trends

There are only 4 records of this species in GBIF to the world.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil, the species is found only in the Atlantic Forest.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

In Brazil, this species is registered only in Atlantic Rain Forest, a hotspot.

Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

The only record of this species in Brazil was in protected area.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area management

Research needed

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsPopulation trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted