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 is a well-recognizable and emblematic ectomycorrhizal species that associates exclusively with Nothofagus in Patagonia (Chile and Argentina).
This species is known from Patagonia, associated with Nothofagus species.
This species is common throughout Nothofagus forest in Patagonia, but fruiting bodies are not abundant.
Population Trend: Stable
This species has been found associating with a variety of Nothofagus species, as well as Chusquea and mosses (D. Minter in litt. 2020).
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.
There is no recorded use or trade of this species.
GBIF.org (03 April 2020) GBIF Occurrence Download https://doi.org/10.15468/dl.70lw4g
Kraisitudomsook, N., Healy, R. A., Pfister, D. H., Truong, C., and Nouhra, E. (2020). Resurrecting the genus Geomorium : Systematic study of fungi in the genera Underwoodia and Gymnohydnotrya ( Pezizales ) with the description of three new South American species. Persoonia 44, 98–112.
Messuti, M.I. and Lorenzo, L.E. 2014. Catálogo de las especies de Ascomycota del Parque Nacional Lago Puelo y alrededores (Chubut, Argentina). Lilloa 51(1); 66-73.