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Dichostereum effuscatum (Cooke & Ellis) Boidin & Lanq.

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Scientific name
Dichostereum effuscatum
Author
(Cooke & Ellis) Boidin & Lanq.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Russulales
Family
Lachnocladiaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
Comments etc.
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Dichostereum effuscatum is characterised by fragile basidiomata, scanty dichohyphidia, abundant gloeocystidia, and amyloid basidiospores.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

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.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil, the species is found in Amazon Forest and Atlantic Rain Forest.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

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

Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

All records are in protected areas.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area management

Research needed

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecologyPopulation trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted