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?
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
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
Several records are in protected areas.
Resource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restorationAwareness & communications