- 2Under Assessment
- 3Preliminary Assessed
Dichostereum effuscatum (Cooke & Ellis) Boidin & Lanq.
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- Scientific name
- Dichostereum effuscatum
- (Cooke & Ellis) Boidin & Lanq.
- Common names
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
- Assessment status
- Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
- Comments etc.
- Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni
Dichostereum effuscatum is characterised by fragile basidiomata, scanty dichohyphidia, abundant gloeocystidia, and amyloid basidiospores.
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
The species in known in 14 countries. In Brazil, it is known in 2 of the 26 states.
Population and Trends
There are about 250 records of this species in GBIF, most of them in the USA and only 4 in Brazil.
Habitat and Ecology
Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
In Brazil, the species is found in Amazon Forest and Atlantic Rain Forest.
Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingHabitat shifting & alteration
In Brazil, this species is record in pluvial forest domain. Amazon has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades and the Atlantic Forest is already a hotspot
Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area management
All records are in protected areas.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecologyPopulation trends
Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.
Use and Trade
Known distribution - countries
Regional Population and Trends