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Trametes modesta (Kunze ex Fr.) Ryvarden

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Scientific name
Trametes modesta
Author
(Kunze ex Fr.) 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
Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

The species may be confused with T. supermodesta, but is distinguished by the smaller pores (6–10 per mm) and basidiospores (4−6 × 1.5−2 μm) (Gomes-Silva et al. 2010).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 38 countries. About half of the records are in Brazil.


Population and Trends

There are about 900 records of this species in GBIF, about half of them in Brazil.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

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

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestDry SavannaSubtropical/Tropical Dry Shrubland

Threats

The species is well distributed in Brazil. However, the Amazon has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades and the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado are already hotspots, and Caatinga is threatened by desertification.

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 (Nyanhongo et al., 2002).

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted