- Scientific name
- Geomorium fuegianum
- Common names
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Cup-fungi, Truffles and Allies
- Incertae sedis
- Assessment status
- Assessment date
- IUCN Red List Category
- Truong, C.
- Minter, D.
This species is found in association with a variety of Nothofagus
species throughout Patagonia. It is not thought to be under significant threat and would not approach the thresholds for listing as threatened under any criterion. Therefore, it is listed as Least Concern.
This species is known from Patagonia, associated with Nothofagus
Population and Trends
This species is common throughout Nothofagus forest in Patagonia, but fruiting bodies are not abundant.
Population Trend: stable
Habitat and Ecology
This species has been found associating with a variety of Nothofagus
species, as well as Chusquea
and mosses (D. Minter in litt
This species is not significantly threatened by any major threats at the moment.
This species has been recorded from several protected areas (e.g. Parque Nacional Lago Puelo, Messuti and Lorenzo 2014), and increasing awareness of this species within these areas would be beneficial.
Use and Trade
There is no recorded use or trade of this species.
Source and Citation
Truong, C. 2020. Geomorium fuegianum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T172735856A172861137. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-2.RLTS.T172735856A172861137.en
.Accessed on 31 January 2022