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Tricholoma portentosum (Fr.) Quél.

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Scientific name
Tricholoma portentosum
Author
(Fr.) Quél.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Agaricales
Family
Tricholomataceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
James Westrip
Comments etc.
James Westrip

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

A widespread species. If there is no evidence of rapid declines globally, this species will likely qualify as Least Concern.


Geographic range

This species is widespread across the northern hemisphere (see GBIF; Tricholoma portentosum (Fr.) Quél. in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2019-11-12).


Population and Trends

With such a large range, the population size is suspected to be very large.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in woodland, particularly associated with pines (Webster 1900).


Threats


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade

This is an edible species

Food - human

Bibliography

Webster, H. (1900) Tricholoma portentosum. Rhodora 2 (24); 243-246.


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted