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Rigidoporus microporus (Sw.) Overeem

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Scientific name
Rigidoporus microporus
Author
(Sw.) Overeem
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Meripilaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Ailton Matheus
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Ailton Matheus

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Rigidoporus microporus is characterized by the sessile basidiomata, orange-reddishbrown pileus surface, lack of cystidia, and subglobose basidiospores, 3.5–4.5(–5) × 3.5–4 µm (Gomes-Silva et al. 2014).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

Widespread in several countries, with most records in Mexico, Costa Rica and Brazil.


Population and Trends

A very common species in several countries.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in two Brazilian biomes: Amazon and Atlantic Forest.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

It presents no evident threat, being very common at least in Brazil.

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]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

Several records are in protected areas.

Resource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restorationAwareness & communications

Research needed

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted