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Auricularia fuscosuccinea (Mont.) Henn.

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Scientific name
Auricularia fuscosuccinea
Author
(Mont.) Henn.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Auriculariales
Family
Auriculariaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
Comments etc.
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Auricularia fuscosuccinea is characterized by cinnamon basidiomata when dry and medulla distinctly present near to the abhymenium. It is similar to A. fibrillifera and A. thailandica, but differs by slightly thicker basidiomata and hyphae with simple septa.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 46 countries. In Brazil, it is known in 19 of the 26 states.


Population and Trends

There are about 1250 records of this species in GBIF, about 1/3 of them (465) in Brazil.

Population Trend: Stable


Habitat and Ecology

Tropical and Subtropical species. In Brazil, the species is found in Amazon Forest, Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

In Brazil, this species is moslty recorded in the Atlantic Forest, a hotspot.

Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

Most records are in protected areas, however few of them in Cerrado, a hotspot

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area management

Research needed

The species has a fragmented distribution and studies about its population distribution are needed.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsPopulation trends

Use and Trade

The species is used as food by traditional Neotropical communities (Zent et al. 2004).

Food - human

Bibliography

 


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted