- Scientific name
- Amanita silvicola
- Common names
- Woodland Amanita
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
- Assessment status
- Assessment date
- IUCN Red List Category
- Siegel, N.
- Mueller, G.M.
is widespread in western North America and locally common in the Pacific Northwest and northern California. The population appears stable and no threats have been identified. It is assessed as Least Concern (LC).
was described from a collection made in Oregon, USA (Kauffman 1925).
This species occurs in the Pacific Northwest of North America, from southern British Columbia, Canada, south from the Cascade Range, west to the coast into Santa Cruz County, California, USA, and more rarely into the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Population and Trends
The population is widespread, and it can be locally common in the Pacific Northwest. No decline has been noted.
Population Trend: stable
Habitat and Ecology
It is ectomycorrhizal with conifers, especially Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla
). It appears to have a preference for areas with high rainfall in the Pacific Northwest and northern California, occurring in young to mature forests.
No specific threats have been identified with regards to this species.
No specific conservation actions are needed with regards to this species, and no specific research is needed either with regards to this species.
Use and Trade
No use/trade is known.
Source and Citation
Siegel, N. 2021. Amanita silvicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T195921759A195926925. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-2.RLTS.T195921759A195926925.en
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