Rigidoporus lineatus is characterized by the sessile to rarely substipitate basidiomata, pinkish buff to reddish-brown pileus surface, small pores,thick-walled, smooth to strongly encrusted cystidia and subglobose to globose basidiospores. It is macromorphologically similar to R. microporus, and only differing by the lack of cystidia and pores size (GOMES-SILVA et al 2014).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
The species in known in 26 countries.
Population and Trends
There are about 1234 brecords of this species in GBIF, about half of them in Brazil.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
In Brazil, the species is found in Amazon Forest and Atlantic Forest.
Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
In Brazil, this species is mostly recorded in the Atlantic Forest, a hotspot. The other records are in the Amazonia, which has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades.
Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsScale Unknown/UnrecordedRoads & railroadsUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)Unintentional effects: subsistence/small 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 Plan