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Strobilomyces mirandus Corner

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Scientific name
Strobilomyces mirandus
Author
Corner
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Boletales
Family
Boletaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Olga Morozova
Comments etc.
Olga Morozova

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Strobilomyces mirandus Corner, Boletus in Malaysia (Singapore): 61 (1972)
=Strobilomyces sanmingensis N.L. Huang, Mycosystema 21: 6. 2002.
Strobilomyces mirandus can be easily recognized by its rather small basidiomes (15–60 mm diam), pileus with golden-tawny to golden-orange, small, more or less erect pyramidal scales (1–3 mm high, 1–3 mm diam at base) and slender veil remnants, stipe with concolorous thin fluffy to floccose-squamulose floss, small hymenophoral pores


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

The species was known for a long time from several tropical countries, has a characteristic appearance, and is easily identified in the field. At the same time, now it is rarely found everywhere. Its number is probably decreasing.


Geographic range

The species was found in Singapore (Corner, 1972), India (Chakraborty et al., 2017, Genbank), China (Han et al, 2018), Vietnam (Pham, 2018), Japan (Genbank, ectomycorriza)


Population and Trends

Population Trend: Decreasing


Habitat and Ecology

Ectomycorrizal species. Solitary or scattered on soil in forests dominated by Fagaceae. In Vietnam was founded also in montane evergreen polydominant forest with the participation Fagaceae, Magnoliaceae, Myrtaceae, Theaceae, Lauraceae, Annonaceae.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

Tourism & recreation areasWork & other activities

Conservation Actions

Site/area protection

Research needed

Population size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

Unknown

Bibliography


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted