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Stereum versicolor (Sw.) Fr.

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Scientific name
Stereum versicolor
Author
(Sw.) Fr.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Russulales
Family
Stereaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
Comments etc.
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Stereum versicolor is easily recognized due to the large and spatulate basidiomata, with a soft and concentricallly zonate, velutinous tomentum in variable colours, smooth hymenophore, dimitic system, skeletocystidia and pseudoacanthocystidia presesent, and basidioposres cylindrical to narrowly ellipsoid, thin-walled, 5.5-8 x 2.3 um, smooth, amyloid (Ryvarden, 2010).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 27 countries, but about 90% of the records are in Australia.


Population and Trends

There are about 13,401 records of this species in GBIF, most of them in the Australia and only 6 in Brazil.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil, the species is found in the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.

Temperate ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestDry Savanna

Threats

In Brazil, this species is recorded in the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado, both hotspots.

Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

Most records in Brazil are in protected areas.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area management

Research needed

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsPopulation trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted