- 2Under Assessment
- 3Preliminary Assessed
Laxitextum lutescens Hjortstam & Ryvarden
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- Scientific name
- Laxitextum lutescens
- Hjortstam & Ryvarden
- Common names
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
- Assessment status
- Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
- Comments etc.
- Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni
Laxitextum lutescens is characterised by deep yellow colour, amyloid gloeocystidia, and small basidiospores (Hjortstam & Ryvarden 1981).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
The species is known in 3 countries.
Population and Trends
There are only 4 records of this species in GBIF to the world.
Habitat and Ecology
Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
In Brazil, the species is found only in the Atlantic Forest.
Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingHabitat shifting & alteration
In Brazil, this species is registered only in Atlantic Rain Forest, a hotspot.
Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area management
The only record of this species in Brazil was in protected area.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsPopulation trends
Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.
Use and Trade
Known distribution - countries
Regional Population and Trends