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- Preliminary Assessed
Fistulina antarctica Speg.
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This species is found over a very broad area, and is common with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees. It is assessed as Least Concern.
Fistulina endoxantha Speg. 1921 may be a synonynm.
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
found over a very broad area, common with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees
This species is found over a very broad area in Patagonia and is found in almost all Nothofagaceae forests with mature trees across the range.
Population and Trends
It is abundant with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees across the entire range of this family in southern South America.
Population Trend: Stable
Habitat and Ecology
Subantarctic ForestTemperate Forest
This species is a wood decay fungus on living trunks, and is common with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees.
Due to the widespread occurrence of this species in a variety of Nothofagaceae-dominated forests, there are currently no major threats that imperil this species.
No specific conservation actions are needed with regards to this species.
No specific research is currently needed to understand the conservation of this species.
Use and Trade
Food - human
When young, this species is often harvested and consumed.
Photograph of Fistulina antarctica on a trunk of Nothofagus dombeyi. Photograph by Giuliana Furci
Known distribution - countries
Regional Population and Trends