Ascoclavulina sakaii is a treatened species, endemic to temperate East Asia. It is known only from Japan and Russian Far East, where it grows as saprotroph on wood in broadleaf forests. Red listed in Japan.
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Known from Japan (Otani, 1974, Hattori, 2005) and from one location in Russian Far East (Morozova, Popov, 2008).
Saprotrophic, growing on decaying wood of broadleaved trees in temperate broadleaf and mixed forests of East Asia.
Included in Red List of Threatened Fungi of Japan (Threatened I (CR+EN))
Hattori, T. (2005). Diversity of wood-inhabiting polypores in temperate forest with different vegetation types in Japan. Fungal Diversity 18: 73-88.
Morozova, O. V., Popov, E. S. (2008). Mycotheca Petropolitana: series exsiccatorum ab Instituto botanico nomine V.L. Komarovii edita. Fasc. III–V. Nos. 41-100. St Petersburg: Komarov Botanical Institute.
Otani, Y. (1974) Ascoclavulina, a new genus of Discomycetes. Transactions of the Mycological Society of Japan 15(1): 1-6.
“Red List of Threatened Fungi of Japan”, Biodiversity Center of Japan, accessed on November 5, 2013, http://www.biodic.go.jp/english/rdb/red_fungi.csv