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Heimiomyces atrofulvus (G. Stev.) E. Horak

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Scientific name
Heimiomyces atrofulvus
Author
(G. Stev.) E. Horak
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Agaricales
Family
Mycenaceae
Assessment status
Preliminary Assessed
Preliminary Category
VU D1
Proposed by
Jerry Cooper
Assessors
Jerry Cooper
Editors
Jerry Cooper

Assessment Notes

Justification

Small population with an estimated 400 mature individuals.


Taxonomic notes

An easily recognised species that is rarely recorded despite extensive recording over 50 years.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

A distinct species known from relatively few observations, mostly in areas unprotected and subject to historic land-use change.

Preliminary Category: Vulnerable. B2a (populations <=10, AOO <2000km2), or Vulnerable D1 (MI < 1000)


Geographic range


Population and Trends

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

A saprophytic mushroom growing on dead wood.


Threats

2 sites in Manawatu and 1 in the Auckland region are in areas of reduced indigenous cover and on unprotected land. These areas may continue to decline.


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted