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Cantharellus behringensis Berk. & M.A. Curtis

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Scientific name
Cantharellus behringensis
Author
Berk. & M.A. Curtis
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

There is very little information regarding this species. It is known to have been collected from the Bering Strait, during a 19th Century expedition, but there is no further information regarding its abundance, habitats etc. Given the high levels of uncertainty around the status of the species, therefore, it is assessed as Data Deficient.


Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Chanterelle project


Geographic range

Cantharellus behringensis is only known from the Bering Strait between Russia and Alaska, USA (see Eaton et al. 1857-60).


Population and Trends

There is no quantitative information regarding the population size and trend.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

There is no information regarding the species’ habitat and ecology.

Unknown

Threats

Further information regarding the species’ full distribution is required in order to assess the species’ major threats. However, given that it has been collected so far north, it is possible that climate change could be impacting the species.

Habitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions


Research needed

Further research is required in order to get clearer information on the full distribution of the species, its ecological requirements and the threats it may face.

Population size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecologyThreats

Use and Trade


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Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted