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Cyathus intermedius (Mont.) Tul. & C. Tul.

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Scientific name
Cyathus intermedius
Author
(Mont.) Tul. & C. Tul.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Agaricales
Family
Agaricaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Larissa Trierveiler-Pereira
Comments etc.
Larissa Trierveiler-Pereira

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Basidiomata broadly obconic,  without stipe,  5.5-8.0 mm high and 4.0-8.0 mm wide at the mouth; outer surface of the peridium not plicate,  yellowish brown,  densely hirsute, becoming glabrous in age, hairs yellowish brown;  inner surface not plicate,  dark blond, shiny.  Peridioles   ellipsoid   to   globose   in   outline,  gray,  shiny,  2.0-2.5 mm diam.,  one-layered cortex with thin tunica.  Basidiospores ellipsoid to subglobose, hyaline, smooth (16-) 17-19.5 (-20) × (9-) 10-11 ȝm, thick-walled, walls 2-3 um thick.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

The species seems to be well distributed in tropical America. We, thus, suggest this species to be categorized as Least Concern (LC).


Geographic range

More common in Tropical America, but also known from Australia, and Asia (China).


Population and Trends

There are 32 records of this species in GBIF, most of them from Brazil (6).

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

Found on rotting wood. In Brazil, only known from the Northeastern Region, in Atlantic Forest and Caatinga.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestSubtropical/Tropical Dry ShrublandSubtropical/Tropical Moist Shrubland

Threats

In Brazil, this species is only known from a few states. It is found in the Atlantic Forest, a hotspot, and Caatinga (threatened with desertification).

Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingAgro-industry plantationsAgro-industry grazing, ranching or farmingRoads & railroads

Conservation Actions

Reports in Brazil are from protected and unprotected area.

Site/area protection

Research needed

We need more collections of the species.

Population size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted