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Trametes membranacea (Sw.) Kreisel

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Scientific name
Trametes membranacea
Author
(Sw.) Kreisel
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Polyporaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

This species is characterized by the papyraceous, flabelliform, cream to beige basidiomata. It is similar to T. pavonia, but differing by the cylindrical basidiospores. It is similar too with T. cotonea but differs by shorter basidiospores (Gomes-Silva et al. 2010).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

Is known from 24 countries. About 1/3 of the records are in Brazil.


Population and Trends

There are about 430 records of this species in GBIF, about 140 of them in Brazil. It is a common species.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil, the species is found in Amazonia, Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestDry Savanna

Threats

In Brazil the Amazon has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades and the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado are already hotspots.

Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsAgro-industry 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

Conservation Actions

Some records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.

Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan

Use and Trade

The species has biotechnological importance (Rissi et al., 2018)

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted