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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
Published
Assessment date
2020-03-31
IUCN Red List Category
LC
Assessors
Furci, G., Smith, M., Truong, C., Kuhar, F., Sandoval-Leiva, P. & Pfister, D.
Reviewers
Minter, D.

Assessment Notes

The content on this page is fetched from The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/172833061/172861402

Justification

This species is found over a very broad area in Nothofagus forests in Patagonia. It is unlikely to approach the thresholds for listing under a threatened category, and is assessed as Least Concern.

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 represents 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.

Threats

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

Conservation Actions

No specific conservation actions are required for this species. Investigations into whether the record of this species in New Zealand truly represents the same species could be beneficial.

Use and Trade

There are no known human uses for this species.

Source and Citation

Furci, G., Smith, M., Truong, C., Kuhar, F., Sandoval-Leiva, P. & Pfister, D. 2020. Ameghiniella australis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T172833061A172861402. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T172833061A172861402.en .Accessed on 2 February 2022

Country occurrence