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Cantharellus foliolum Kalchbr.

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Scientific name
Cantharellus foliolum
Author
Kalchbr.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Cantharellales
Family
Cantharellaceae
Assessment status
Preliminary Assessed
Preliminary Category
DD
Proposed by
James Westrip
Assessors
James Westrip

Assessment Notes

Justification

This species appears to only be known from the type specimen, collected on a branch in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. With the paucity of information available, it is not possible to accurately assess this Red List status of this species, and so is it listed as Data Deficient.


Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Chanterelle project


Geographic range

This species was described from the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa (Cybertruffle 2021), and there do not appear to be any further records.


Population and Trends

There is no information on population size and trends.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

The exact habitat requirements of this species are unknown, but the type specimen was collected on a branch (Cybertruffle 2021).

Unknown

Threats

Without further information, an assessments of threats to this species is not possible.


Conservation Actions


Research needed

Research needs to be conducted to re-locate this species, and to gather further taxonomic, demographic, ecological and life history information.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecology

Use and Trade

There is no information on whether this species is used/traded.


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Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted