The species was transferred to the genus Tropicoporus. Tropicoporus tropicalis is similar to T. stratificans, however T. tropicalis presents pores 7–9 per mm and tube layers non stratified, and T. stratificans presents pores 5–7 per mm, tube layers stratified (Zhou et al. 2016, Salvador-Montoya et al. 2018).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
In GBIF the species has about 40 records. The species in known in 6 countries. There are two entries for the species in GBIF.
Population and Trends
There are about 40 records of this species in GBIF, about 30 of them in Brazil. There are two entries for the species in GBIF. This species is not very common.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
In Brazil the species is found in Atlantic Forest.
Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
In Brazil the species is present in the Atlantic Rain Forest, a hotspot.
Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsAgro-industry plantationsRoads & railroadsUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)Unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Unintentional effects: large scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration
Some records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.
Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration
Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan
Use and Trade
The species has medical importance (Ramesh et al., 2014)