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Ascoclavulina sakaii Y. Otani

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Scientific name
Ascoclavulina sakaii
Author
Y. Otani
Common names
クチキトサカタケ (kuchikitosakatake)
аскоклавулина Сакаи
IUCN Specialist Group
Cup-fungi, Truffles and Allies
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Leotiomycetes
Order
Helotiales
Family
Helotiaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Eugene Popov
Contributors
Eugene Popov
Comments etc.
Tsutomu Hattori

Assessment Status Notes

Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

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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Geographic range

Known from Japan (Otani, 1974, Hattori, 2005) and from one location in Russian Far East (Morozova, Popov, 2008).


Population and Trends

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

Saprotrophic, growing on decaying wood of broadleaved trees in temperate broadleaf and mixed forests of East Asia.

Temperate Forest

Threats


Conservation Actions

Included in Red List of Threatened Fungi of Japan (Threatened I (CR+EN))


Research needed


Bibliography

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


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted