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  • 2Under Assessment
  • 3Preliminary Assessed
  • 4Assessed
  • 5Published

Vanromburghia silvestris Holterm.

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Scientific name
Vanromburghia silvestris
Author
Holterm.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Agaricales
Family
Marasmiaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Gerhard Kost
Assessors
Gerhard Kost

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Corner transfered the species into the genus Trogia using the epithet of Holdermanns.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

rare species in Asian tropical rain forests. No reports in Gbif (1 as Trogia sylvestris) or iNaturalist.


Geographic range

Yunnan, Indonesia (Java; type), Malaysia and Borneo, Solomon Island


Population and Trends

It wass around 100 years ago described as not so rare. but now it seen a rare species.

Population Trend: Decreasing


Habitat and Ecology

on soil. Habitat in lowland and mountain forests growing on wood. In the GUNUNG HALIMUN NATIONAL PARK, where this Species grows, the vegetion is formed by trees of Fagaceae family (Castanopsis spp., Lithocarpus spp., and Quercus spp.)´Schima wallichii and Altingia excelsa

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Montane Forest

Threats

Lost of rain forest habitat

Unintentional effects: large scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Motivation Unknown/Unrecorded

Conservation Actions

Protection of rainforest areas

Resource & habitat protectionFormal education

Research needed

Comprehensive surveys and inventories in SE region are needed to determine the occurrence and distribution of the fungus. More Field studies in the countries of Southeast Asia, where this spiecies is growing . More information about the ecology is necessary

TaxonomyLife history & ecology

Use and Trade

Unknown

Bibliography

Holtermann (1898) Mykologische Untersuchungen aus den Tropen: 104 t. 11, 2a—d.
COBNEE, E. J. H. (1966). A monograph of cantharelloid fungi. — Ann. Bot.
Mem. 2: 1-255.
Chua, L.S.L., Lee, S.S., Lee, S.S., Alias, S.A., Jones, E.G.B., Zainuddin, N. & Chan, H.T. (2012). Checklist of Fungi of Malaysia, Issue/No. 132. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 556. —
Corner EHJ (1991) Trogia (Basidiomycetes). The Gardens Bullletin Singapore, Suppl. 2: 1-100


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted