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Cantharellus fulvocaerulescens Valenti

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Scientific name
Cantharellus fulvocaerulescens
Author
Valenti
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 a large amount of uncertainty around this species, and even in the early 20th Century there were taxonomic doubts regarding it. Given these doubts, this species is assessed as Data Deficient, but further taxonomic work is encouraged.


Taxonomic notes

In the early 20th Century doubts were raised as to the taxonomy of this species (e.g. Saccardo and Trotter 1912).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

This species is known from a collection made in fields around Siena, Italy (see Saccardo and Trotter 1912).


Population and Trends

There is no information regarding population size and trends.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

This species was collected from a field (see Saccardo and Trotter 1912), but the level of anthropogenic disturbance of this field is unknown.

Temperate Grassland

Threats

Without clearer information regarding the status and distribution of this species, it is not possible to identify its key threats.


Conservation Actions


Research needed

Taxonomic work is needed to resolve the status of this species, and if considered to be valid, modern surveys are needed to get a clearer idea of its distribution and ecology.

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Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted