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Perenniporia ochroleuca (Berk.) Ryvarden

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Scientific name
Perenniporia ochroleuca
Author
(Berk.) Ryvarden
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Polyporaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Vitor Lima
Comments etc.
Vitor Lima

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Originally described as Perenniporia ochroleuca
=Truncospora ochroleuca.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

It is a rare but with a broad geographical range. We suggest this species to be categorized as Least Concern (LC)


Geographic range

Cosmopolitan. Originally described from Canada. Records from tropical climate should be revised.


Population and Trends

715 records around the world.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

Lignicolous. In Brazil occurring in Cerrado, Amazon and Atlantic Forest

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

Cerrado and Atlantic Forest are highly threatened by agro-industry. Cerrado and Amazon by human induced fire.

Agro-industry farmingAgro-industry plantationsAgro-industry grazing, ranching or farmingIncrease in fire frequency/intensity

Conservation Actions

Except for natural areas protection, no other actions were taken.

Site/area protection

Research needed

Proper taxonomical work with tropical specimens to infer the real distribution of this species.

TaxonomyLife history & ecology

Use and Trade


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Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted