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Ameghiniella australis Speg.

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Scientific name
Ameghiniella australis
Author
Speg.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Cup-fungi, Truffles and Allies
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Leotiomycetes
Order
Helotiales
Family
Helotiaceae
Assessment status
Preliminary Assessed
Preliminary Category
LC
Proposed by
James Westrip
Assessors
Giuliana Furci, Francisco Kuhar, Donald Pfister, Pablo Sandoval-Leiva, Matthew Smith, Camille Truong
Comments etc.
James Westrip
Reviewers
David Minter

Assessment Notes

Justification

This species is found over a very broad area in Nothofagus forests in Patagonia. It is assessed as Least Concern.


Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

found over a very broad area in Nothofagus forests


Geographic range

This species is found over a very broad area in Nothofagus forests in Patagonia. There has been a report from New Zealand, but this is not included in this assessment as it probably represent a different species.


Population and Trends

This species is considered to be common.

Population Trend: Stable


Habitat and Ecology

This species is found over a very broad area in Nothofagus forests and mixed forests. The species occurs on wood and is thought to be a saprotroph. See Cybernome (2020) for potential associated plant species.

Subantarctic ForestTemperate Forest

Threats

No major threats are known at this time due to the widespread occurrence of the species.


Conservation Actions

No specific conservations are required for this species.


Research needed

Investigate whether the record of this species in New Zealand truly represents the same species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

There are no known human uses for this species.


Bibliography

Cybernome, the Nomenclator for Fungi and their Associated Organisms. [www.cybertruffle.org.uk/cybernome/eng, website accessed: 30/04/20]


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted