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Gomphus crassipes (L.M. Dufour) Maire

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Scientific name
Gomphus crassipes
(L.M. Dufour) Maire
Common names
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Assessment status
Proposed by
Pierre-Arthur Moreau
Martyn Ainsworth, Thomas Læssøe, Pierre-Arthur Moreau, Pablo Pérez Daniëls
Comments etc.
Anders Dahlberg

Assessment Status Notes

Taxonomic notes

Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Species limited to old-growth oro-mediterranean coniferous forests; native in North Africa (Cedrus Atlantica) and Spain (Pinus spp.) on calcareous soil. Endangered in Morocco and Algeria by regression of habitat. Reported in a few old plantations of Cedrus in France and Spain, but not expanding.

Geographic range

Occidental Mediterranean Area

Population and Trends

Population Trend:

Habitat and Ecology

Coniferous forest with Pinus pinaster, P. sylvestris and P. nigra subsp. salzmannii (Spain) or Cedrus atlantica (North Africa, France)


Conservation Actions

Research needed


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DUFOUR, L.M. 1889. Une nouvelle espèce de chanterelle. Rev. Gén. Bot. 1, p. 357-358.
FORTE, J., NEVILLE , P. 1995 (« 1994 »). Une Aphyllophoromycetidae nouvelle pour l’Europe: Gomphus crassipes (Dufour) Maire (Gomphaceae). Bull. Féd. Assoc. Mycol. Médit., N. S. 6, p. 5, 17-20
GIACHINI A.J. 2004. Systematics, Phylogeny, and Ecology of Gomphus sensu lato. Ph. Diss., Oregon State University.
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MALENÇON, G., BERTAULT, R. 1975. Flore des champignons supérieurs du Maroc. Tome 2. Trav. Inst. sci. chérifien Fac. Sci. Rabat, sér. Bot. Biol. veg. 33, p. 1-541.
NEVILLE, P. 2009. Révision du genre Gomphus. In: Maire J.-C., Moreau P.-A. & Robich, G. (eds). Compléments à la Flore des champignons supérieurs du Maroc de G. Malençon & R. Bertault. Nice: C.E.M.M., pp. 619-620.
PÉREZ DANIËLS, P., PALAZÓN LOZANO, F. 2005. Notas en Gomphales II. Gomphus crassipes, primeras citas peninsulares. Bol. Soc. Micol. Madrid 29, p. 81-85.

Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted