The wine to dark brown pileus surface, the hyphal system with monomitic context with clamped hyphae and dimitic trama and the ellipsoid to subglobose basidiospores (3.5–5.0 × 2.0–4.5 µm) are characteristic of the species (Motato-Vásquez & Gugliotta 2016). It is a synonym of Flabellophora obovata (Jungh.) Corner.
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
The species in known in 16 countries, but about 60% of the reports are in Brazil.
Population and Trends
There are about 815 records of this species in GBIF, more than half of them in Brazil.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
Neotropical species. In Brazil the species is found in Amazonia, Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.
The species is well distributed in Brazil, present in pluvial forest domain. However, the Amazon has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades and the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado are hotspots.
Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsRoads & railroadsUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)Unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Unintentional effects: large scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration
Some records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.
Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration
Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management PlanPopulation trendsHabitat trends