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Hygrophorus karstenii Sacc. & Cub.

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Scientific name
Hygrophorus karstenii
Author
Sacc. & Cub.
Common names
äggvaxskivling
Karsteni limanutt
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Agaricales
Family
Hygrophoraceae
Assessment status
Under Assessment
Proposed by
Admin IUCN
Assessors
Ellen Larsson
Comments etc.
Tatiana Bulyonkova, Anders Dahlberg, Irja Saar

Assessment Notes

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Taxonomic notes

Hygrophorus karstenii has been confused with and synonymized with H. melizeus (Fr.: Fr.) Fr. and Cuphophyllus pratensis (Fr.) Bon. This is likley due to inexperience of H. karstenii.
Hygrohorus saxatilis Sm. & Hes is likely a later synonym.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Declining due to loss of suitable habitat, decrease of old growth boreal coniferous forest. Have a hard time to reestablish after forest clear cut.


Geographic range

Boreal parts of North America and Europe.


Population and Trends

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

Old growth boreal coniferous forests. Associated with Picea abies and Pinus sylvestris.

Boreal Forest

Threats

Decline in suitable habitat of old growth boreal coniferous forest due to clear cut. Have a hard time to reestablish after forest clear cut.


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted