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Geomorium fuegianum Speg.

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Scientific name
Geomorium fuegianum
Author
Speg.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Cup-fungi, Truffles and Allies
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Pezizomycetes
Order
Pezizales
Family
Incertae sedis
Assessment status
Published
Assessment date
2020-04-03
IUCN Red List Category
LC
Assessors
Truong, C.
Reviewers
Minter, D.

Assessment Notes

The content on this page is fetched from The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/172735856/172861137

Justification

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.

Geographic range

This species is known from Patagonia, associated with Nothofagus species.

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. 2020).

Threats

This species is not significantly threatened by any major threats at the moment.

Conservation Actions

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

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