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Fistulina antarctica Speg.

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Scientific name
Fistulina antarctica
Author
Speg.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Agaricales
Family
Fistulinaceae
Assessment status
Published
Proposed by
James Westrip
Assessors
Giuliana Furci, Francisco Kuhar, Donald Pfister, Pablo Sandoval-Leiva, Matthew Smith, Camille Truong
Comments etc.
Anders Dahlberg, James Westrip
Reviewers
Gregory Mueller

Assessment Notes

Justification

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.


Taxonomic notes

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


Geographic range

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

This species is a wood decay fungus on living trunks, and is common with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees.

Subantarctic ForestTemperate Forest

Threats

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.


Conservation Actions

No specific conservation actions are needed with regards to this species.


Research needed

No specific research is currently needed to understand the conservation of this species.


Use and Trade

When young, this species is often harvested and consumed.

Food - human

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Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted