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Fomitopsis iberica Melo & Ryvarden

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Scientific name
Fomitopsis iberica
Author
Melo & Ryvarden
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Fomitopsidaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Bojan Šeguljev
Comments etc.
Anna Kiyashko, Claudia Perini, Bojan Šeguljev

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Synonymy: Pilatoporus ibericus (Melo & Ryvarden) Kotl. & Pouzar, Cryptogamie Mycologie 14 (3): 217 (1993) [MB#357958]


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

This species is widespread in Europe but is considered rare since its sporacarps are occuring sparsely.


Geographic range


Population and Trends

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

Fomitopsis iberica is thermophilic and Mediterranean species of fungi found in many European countries, but its sporacarps are appearing rarely. Fruit bodies of this species are annual, broadly sessile, with strong smell, growing in imbricate clusters and in some places overgrown around thin stems of herbaceous plant. F. iberica is a brown rot fungus recorded on Quercus, Pinus, Fraxinus and Carpinus.


Threats

Removal of dead wood.

Logging & wood harvesting

Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography

Bernicchia, A. 2005. Polyporaceae s.l., Fungi Europaei. 10
Vampola, P. 1996. New localities of Pilatoporus ibericus in Europe and Asia, In: Czech Mycol. 49(2):85–90


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted