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  • 2Under Assessment
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  • 4Assessed
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Polyporus recurvatus Theiss.

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Scientific name
Polyporus recurvatus
Author
Theiss.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Polyporaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Ailton Matheus
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Ailton Matheus

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

There is no modern description or circumscription of this species.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

Species known in two countries. Most records are in Brazil.


Population and Trends

There are about 11 records of this species in GBIF, most of them in Brazil. Species can be considered a rare species, and was last recorded in 1961.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

The species can be found in two biomes: Atlantic Forest and Pampa.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestSubtropical/Tropical Dry Lowland Grassland

Threats

In Brazil, the species does not have many occurrences and can be considered as rare. It is reported in the Atlantic Forest, a hotspot, and Pampa , is one of the biomes that are less studied and suffers from monoculture.

Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsAgro-industry plantationsRoads & railroadsUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)Unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Unintentional effects: large scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

There are occurrences in unprotected areas.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

This species was last recorded in 1961, so studies about its distribution are needed. Also, taxonomical studies are needed to better understand the delimitation of this taxon.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

None.

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted